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1920 Parker-Gray Class

  Prior to 1920, a group of concerned African American citizens which included Reverend Samuel B. Ross, Samuel Tucker, Henry Taylor, Blanche Parker Taylor and the alumni from the Hallowell and Snowden Schools pressured the City of Alexandria for a … Continue reading

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I developed this site because of the love I have for African American (Black) History of Alexandria, Virginia.   I learned very little Black history when I was growing up in the late 1950s and the early 1970s.  The history I remember … Continue reading

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