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The Bells: Still Flying Like Eagles At 80 and Making A Difference


Hattie and I during the screening of “We Remember Muhammad Ali” on the big screen at the Miracle Theater on Capitol Hill in June. The debut made us the first husband and wife team to produce Muhammad Ali on the big screen.

I remember decades ago my Spingarn High School Coach Dave Brown explained to me the difference between chickens, turkeys and Eagles. Unbeknownst to me I had just encountered a group of chickens and turkeys during a high school hall of fame induction banquet. The DC Coaches Association was honoring DC High School Coaches in 1976. The banquet was being held at the Fountain Blue Banquet Hall in Prince George’s County, Coach Brown was an inductee.

The chickens and turkeys were all high school coaches, teachers and administrators in the DC Public School system. Decades later, little has changed.

This group of men and women were entrusted with leading and showing our children how to be responsible and caring adults—not to be envious and jealous player-haters like most of them. Leading the group were the Usual Suspects, Spingarn High School coaches the late Frank Parks, John Wood and Cardozo/HD Woodson coach Bob Headen.

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