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    Overcoming the Odds Racism and discrimination have always been apart of societies unknown mysteries as social issues, which are still inconclusive today. As seen in the film, Remember the Titans, tension was always high between players of the opposing race at the start of the movie. Coach Herman Boone, played by none other than Denzel Washington, quickly changes the atmosphere around the football team and between the players of the opposite race, insisting they compromise or consequences will be distributed accordingly. Boone, who moved to Alexandria to coach football, was named the head coach of T.C. Williams high school replacing all time great, Bill Yoast. Players and parents strongly disagreed with the move and initially intended to quit the sport when the two schools integrated. Soon the constrictions between the players and the community were all sorted out and they begin to play ball. “Remember the Titans” does an excellent job showing the struggles the town of Alexandria face…

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    equally successful black coach Herman Boone. This action angers Yoast who contemplates advancing his careers elsewhere. However, he is prevailed upon by the white players who vow to quit if he leaves and decides to stay as assistant coach, to the new black head coach Herman Boone. The film puts the audience in perspective of school segregation during the 1970’s and the conditions of the civil rights movement, the main character…

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    INTRODUCTION "Remember the Titans" The film takes place in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971- a time of segregation. T.C. Williams High school football team has just become integrated and has received a new black head coach, Herman Boone. He took the job of head coach from Coach Bill Yoast. There are some racial tensions. Boone offers Bill Yoast a job as assistant coach and he accepts after the white players threaten to sit out the season. During football camp, the boys become better acquainted and…

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    because of the color of your skin and your cultural differences. This is what occurs in the inspiring film Remember The Titans. This uplifting movie was directed by Boaz Yakin, and stars Denzel Washington; the key actor of the film. The Film’s setting takes place in 1971, in Alexandria, Virginia; when an all African American school and all White school combine to form a new school called T.C. Williams. The main social issues that occur in the film are racism, discrimination, and prejudice. Boone…

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    The players and Coach’s must learn not to do what is best for him or what makes himself look good, but to do what is best for the team. At camp Gerry Bertier (white linebacker) confront Julius Campbell () for his players (black players) not blocking for Ray. Gerry goes on to say that Julius needs to start acting like a team player and not focus on just himself. Coach Boone see’s the segregation still among his team so he decides to take the players for an early 3am morning run to the field of…

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    Set in the racially charged South, “Remember the Titans” is the story of 22 players, 16 games, two coaches, and one interracial team. One particularly important member of the team is 9-year-old Sheryl, the steadfast daughter of Coach Yoast. Her loyalty keeps Yoast in check, reminding him that football matters more than race ever will. Sheryl’s dedication is shown through her interactions with Herman Boone, the black coach who usurped her father’s position as head coach; her exchanges with her…

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    overcomes numerous obstacle to obtain a state championship. The battle that most students faced was racism. In April of 1971, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that ended all states imposed to segregation in public school. The school board enforced white and black student to collaborate in school activities. People were still adjusting to new changes. The school was not coping with these changes very well since the town has been segregated for generations. Many killings were…

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    society since the founding of America, racism. The wildly successful film focuses on a newly racial integrated football team in a small town in Virginia. Based on a true story, an African American football coach, Herman Boone, is appointed as the new head coach in order to calm rising racial tensions. Bill Yoast, is a white highly renounced football coach who is made Boone’s assistant coach. The first year of the new team has a rough start as players have strong racial tension towards each other…

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    Based on a true story set during the years of integration between the black and white students at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria Virginia circa 1971. Remember the Titans tell of the famed Titans football team which was headed up that very same year by the team's first black coach, earnest family man Herman Boone. At first previous head Coach Bill Yoast Will Patton is upset to be put down as the assisting coach to Herman Boone’s. But just as Boone teaches his team how to get along and…

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    After that, the movie jumps ahead a few years later to a funeral for the team captain who was sadly killed. The movie shows us that Boone coached for a few more years with coach Yoast as his assistant. This movie can teach young and older people about equality and that we should always treat people with respect no matter what color they are. Also, this movie can teach us that sports can solve problems in a community and bring people together. I think schools should show this movie to kids to…

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