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Charles Alexander


And in the book, she was chronically three cities that was going through integration — Charlottesville was one of them — and in her book, by not calling me by name, she couldn’t understand how I was a militant because I had went to school initially with white students, so what was my problem?  I shouldn’t have no problem.  But anyway, the militancy and the transition, a lot of it came from Walker when we got down to Lane High School, and that’s when we had the walkouts, the confrontations, and what have you.  And that’s when — I think it was tenth grade when I got suspended from school — Cherry Pie and another gentleman named Roger Richardson — and it was stated that I was considered a threat to the Virginia school system at that time.