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Chris Harris, Merrick Malone, William Chesley and Harry White of the Departmental Progressive Club gather June 25 at the DPC to discuss efforts to change the name of T.C. Williams High School. Williams, a former ACPS superintendent, was an avowed segregationist.

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T.C. Williams: What’s in a Name?

Efforts intensify to change name of T.C. Williams High School.

When the Disney movie “Remember the Titans” was released in 2000, it brought national attention to T.C. Williams High school. Starring Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, the movie shone a spotlight on the integration of Alexandria’s public high school and the 1971 undefeated season of its football team.


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