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His Name Lives On – Charles Hamilton Houston

Over 70 years ago, Charles Hamilton Houston died from a heart attack. He was the godfather of the Civil Rights Movement. Attorney Houston knocked down one segregation case after another. He and a team of lawyers, which included his former … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene of the article “Standing on Historical Land: James E. Henson, Esq.”

Mr. James E. Henson, Sr., has been a very lucky man. His aunt Eleanor McGuire Massie left him her house at 607 South Pitt Street. James and his wife, Ardene moved in the house in 2007. This house stands on … Continue reading

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Saluting One of Our Fallen Vietnam Veterans: Raymond Leroy Williams, Sr.

During the Vietnam War, Alexandria had over fifty veterans that lost their lives in combat; Raymond Leroy Williams, Sr was one of them. Raymond was a 1962 graduate at Parker-Gray High School in Alexandria. He was a popular student who … Continue reading

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1950 Parker-Gray High School Teachers and Graduating Class

The Parker-Gray High School year of 1949 – 1950 had one principal and twenty-six teachers. William H. Pitts, Sr. – Principal Mary Tunstall Adams – Sociology, Social Studies A.W. Adkins – English, English/Math Susie E. Anderson – Science Arthur W. … Continue reading

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