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Roberts Chapel Methodist Church

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article, “If These Walls Could Talk – Roberts Chapel Methodist Church”. It is remarkable to research an African American Church’s history that goes back beyond the Civil War. This old Alexandria’s Church … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene with Harold Bell, “Inside Sports”

Mr. Harold Bell has been involved in sports for all of his teenage and adult life.  He got his start as a host of sport talk show from legendary Petey Greene and Bobby Bennett. By 1972, Station WOOK-AM a black … Continue reading

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Passing The History On – Lois Diggs Davis

Alexandria, Virginia is a unique place that is rich in history. The history in Alexandria goes back beyond the birth of George Washington who frequently visited Alexandria during his lifetime. Many African Americans in Alexandria have made many contributions to … Continue reading

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Summary of Three Alexandria Gazette Articles in December 2020

When an elder leave this world, he takes his history library with him. Mr. James E. Henson died on December 13, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia. He shared his knowledge that he gained from his elders with others. I was one … Continue reading

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