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Capital University is pleased to announce its MLK Day of Learning Speaker will be coach Herman Boone, whose story was captured by the monumentally popular Disney film "Remember the Titans." In 1971, racial tensions ran high in Alexandria, Virginia, as three schools were integrated to form T.C. Williams High School. Herman Boone—portrayed by Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, faced the challenge of a lifetime in uniting black and white players from previously rival schools in the newly-created Titan football team.
Read more about Coach Boone's story here.
The theme for the 2018 Day of Learning, “The Power of We: Advancing Human Dignity,” echoes the rich history of Dr. King and the steps the community and nation have taken toward equality. Following the convocation, a series of activities will take place, inviting active participation in the day of learning. Themed workshops, put on by various student, professors, staff and community organizations, will be enjoyed throughout campus.
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