A school cook’s forgotten civil rights stand

Clubs and Organizations

March 22, 2018


By Jim McElhatton  In the fall of 1958, longtime Alexandria schools superintendent Thomas Chambliss "T.C." Williams took the unusual step of firing a black school cafeteria worker who by all accounts did a stellar job. The cook, Blois Hundley, 42, a mother of eight, had just joined in a federal civil rights lawsuit to force […]