T.C. Williams High School To Unveil Their New Name This Afternoon

The "Remember The Titans" school is changing their name to Alexandria City High School & will no longer reflect Thomas Chambliss Williams, a supporter of segregation

According to NBC Washington:

Williams, an avowed segregationist, was superintendent of county public schools from the 1930s through the early 60s.
He waited five years to comply with an integration order, and he fired a system employee for joining the NAACP. 
“Once I found out the guy was basically a proponent of segregation, I mean, he doesn’t represent the school,” one father said. 
Decades later, the community reckoned with the school’s namesake.  
“Changing our school name from one that represents hatred, racism and bigotry to one that represents unity, diversity and inclusion is absolutely reflective of who you are as a class,” Dr. Gregory Hutchins, the superintendent of schools, said.

SOURCE: NBC Washington 

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