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Join us for a celebration of the Alexander (Chuck, Saphrona, Tony, and Sharon) family's contributions to the City of San José, the Black Community in San José, and San José State University. Chuck Alexander was the founder of the Good Brothers House that provided housing to Black campus athletics due to discriminatory Jim Crow laws. Saphrona Alexander was not only his wife of many years and mother of Tony and Sharon Alexander but also a known local artist. Tony and Sharon Alexander have both been activist community leaders. The Alexander family has impacted the everyday lives of our SJSU students and San José community with a legacy of goodwill and social action. 

Learn more about the Alexanders impact on our community featured on SJSU NewsCenter!

Sponsored by: 

SJSU King Library's Africana, Asian American, Chicano & Native Studies Center, SJSU's Department of African American Studies, Anitoch Baptist Church, JW Consulting, African American Community Services, Tony Alexander, Minority Business Consortium, Walter Wilson, Reginald Swilley, Pacific Printing, Black Legend Awards Silicon Valley, and Aaron Hicks. 

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  • Cristian Gutierrez
  • Kalia Vasquez Reyes
  • Kim Martinez

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