Remember the Titians was set during a racially charged time in Virginian history. This movie is one of those rare films that successfully brings together several issues of life, sexuality, racism and struggle with the will to succeed.
The movie begins in July 1971 amid racial tensions at T .C Williams High School. It is the first-time black students are allowed an education in a white institution. The Caucasian head Coach Bill Yoast is replaced by African American Coach Herman Boone; was to assume an assistant position reporting to Yoast.
Remember the Titans was set in a cultural environment that refused to accept the idea of racial equality