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150th Year Anniversary, The Historic William Hooper Councill High School 1867 – 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 11:00 am, alumni and friends of The Historic William Hooper Councill High School will join Lakeside United Methodist Church on Meridian Street in worship. The Lakeside service will celebrate the 1867 founding of the … Continue reading

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ETV Presents Dr. Sonnie Hereford, III

ETV will air a special presentation on Sonnie Hereford, III, the local civil rights pioneer who passed away last week. The special includes an in-depth ETV interview with Hereford from April 2006, along with his speech from the December 2014 … Continue reading

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Dr. Sonnie Hereford III – Civil Rights Activist (Full Version)

Dr. Sonnie W. Hereford, III , former WHCHS student (Class of 1949) Physician and Civil Rights Activist shares his experiences at William Hooper Councill High School in Huntsville, Alabama and his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement . Running Time: … Continue reading

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Mr Isaac W. Rooks II – The Full Interview (2010)

Mr. Isaac W. Rooks II (Ike) , former WHCHS /AAMU Graduate, retired educator, and AAMU Bulldog Sports Announcer shares his experiences at William Hooper Councill High School (WHCHS), Alabama A&M University and as a Huntsville Alabama Community Leader…..The video is … Continue reading

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The History & Legacy of Dr. William H. Councill “Full Version”

David Lilly of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library hosted “Black History Month Celebration 2013” In Huntsville, Alabama. Featured topic was the life & legacy of Dr. William Hooper Councill, founder of Ala A&M University, William H. Councill Training School & … Continue reading

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