PHOTO SUBMITTED / The first class to organize a reunion for the all black Alexander High School in Brookhaven was the Class of 1960. Pictured are Ernestine Wesley (front from left, Ernestine Wesley Akon, Jean Robison Harris, Odie Jackson Price, Octovia Parker Dixon, Theola Robinson Bryant, A.A. Alexander (principal of Alexander High), Josie B. Hightower, Helen Vaughn, Bertha Butler Collins; Billy Havard (second row, from left), Wooley "Buddy" Harrison, Robert Melvin Smith, Shirley Smith Wilson, Patricia Allen Dent, Clarence Burge, Donnis Richardson, Isiah Bracey, Hazel Benjamin Jackson, Betty London, Cubit D. Butler and J.R. Sanders.
PHOTO SUBMITTED / The first class to organize a reunion for the all black Alexander High School in Brookhaven was the Class of 1960. Pictured are Ernestine Wesley (front from left, Ernestine Wesley Akon, Jean Robison Harris, Odie Jackson Price, Octovia Parker Dixon, Theola Robinson Bryant, A.A. Alexander (principal of Alexander High), Josie B. Hightower, Helen Vaughn, Bertha Butler Collins; Billy Havard (second row, from left), Wooley "Buddy" Harrison, Robert Melvin Smith, Shirley Smith Wilson, Patricia Allen Dent, Clarence Burge, Donnis Richardson, Isiah Bracey, Hazel Benjamin Jackson, Betty London, Cubit D. Butler and J.R. Sanders.

Legacy of Achievement: Local residents tell the story of Brookhaven’s Black History

Published 9:31pm Saturday, February 22, 2014

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