October 11, 2012
Herman Boone, who spoke at Darton State College on Wednesday, took over the head football coaching position in Alexandria, Va., in 1971 and helped the integration process of not only the team, but also the town. Disney made the inspirational story into a movie in 2000 and cast Denzel Washington as Boone.
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Herman Boone, who was portrayed by Denzel Washington in the movie “Remember the Titans,” speaks at Darton State College.