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Find out what’s been going on at the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association. Here you can read about our latest updates, efforts and things going on.


The History of Ralph Bunche High School

News The History of Ralph Bunche High School Claudette T. JordonPresident  Ralph Bunche High School was built in 1949 and has been an important segment of history for King George County, Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Nation. King George County is an area that has a history rich with events and situations which have played an integral …
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President’s Message (December 2020)

News December 2020 President’s Message Claudette T. JordonPresident  Happy Holidays! As we usher out 2020, let us remember and honor our dearly departed members and members who have lost family and friends. We also wish the best of health and safety for the sick, shut in and the rest of us. This year has been plagued with political upheaval, …
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Flags for Heroes Honor

News Flags for Heroes Honor The King George-Dahlgren Rotary Club hosted Flags for Heroes from October 31 through November 14, 2020. The Rotary displayed 200 American flags along Kings Highway. This patriotic display allowed the community to honor heroes. Melanie Ochs, Financial Advisor of Edward Jones, was a sponsor of this event and chose to honor the Ralph …
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U.S. Congressional Recognition with Dedicated Flag for Ralph Bunche High School

News Ralph Bunche History Entered Into Congressional Record The Free Lance–Star published an article depicting Rep. Rob Wittman’s recent entry of Ralph Bunche High School’s history into the U.S. Congressional Record. The article begins: The Ralph Bunche Alumni Association is praising what its president, Claudette Jordon, describes as a “phenomenal and monumental endeavor” to preserve the school’s legacy …
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Ralph Bunche High School History Entered Into U.S. Congressional Record

News Ralph Bunche High School History Entered Into U.S. Congressional Record Claudette T. JordonPresident  The Ralph Bunche Alumni Association, is eternally grateful to the Honorable Virginia Congressman, Robert J. Wittman for his unrivaled Extension of Remarks regarding the history and legacy of Ralph Bunche High School that were entered into the U.S. Congressional Record on June 22, 2020. The …
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Road to School Desegregation Video Premiere

News Road to School Desegregation Video Premiere Claudette T. JordonPresident and Project Manager  For years, the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association searched and needed to find the medium to tell the story and showcase the historic role Ralph Bunche High School played in challenging the “Separate but Equal” justification in public school systems and how this ultimately led to …
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Leadership Fredericksburg Provides Organizational Development Assistance to RBAA

News Leadership Fredericksburg Provides Organizational Development Assistance to RBAA Claudette T. JordonPresident and Project Liaison  King George County Board Supervisor Ruby Brabo received an email and advised RBAA that Leadership Fredericksburg, a program of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, was requesting “Action Learning Project Proposals” from area nonprofit and/or community organizations for their 2016 Class. These Project …
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Exhibit Details Ralph Bunche High School’s Role in School Desegregation Movement

News Exhibit Details Ralph Bunche High School’s Role in School Desegregation Movement There was an interesting dynamic in Dahlgren this week at the unveiling of an exhibit that describes school desegregation in King George County. The auditorium of the University of Mary Washington’s Dahlgren campus was packed with more than 150 people. Dozens wore orange and blue ribbons, …
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Watch The Road to School Desegregation Documentary

Produced by the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association and King George County School Board, The Road to School Desegregation is a documentary video detailing the struggle for educational equality in King George County, Virginia and across the United States. Deepen your knowledge of this part of our nation’s vital history and support the mission of the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association in the process!

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Your contributions and involvement with the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association directly fund historic preservation, community education and the college scholarship award. Find out more about how you can get involved and make an important difference.

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