Phylissa Mitchell headshot

Phylissa Mitchell

Virginia L. Murray Elementary School, Stone Robinson Elementary School, Burley High School, Albemarle High School

So the purpose of athletics is to teach young people the lesson of working hard to achieve a goal, and also to work willingly with one another. So in that respect, I don’t know if there would have been as cordial — if I can use that term — integration would have been without that.