African American Experiences

Sowing the seeds of change during World War II

During World War II African Americans served in segregated units and faced discrimination. Despite this treatment as second class citizens, African Americans served bravely, fighting to uphold the values of democracy. Learn about how their experiences during the war sowed the seeds of change post war, and hear Dr. Christopher Hamner, associate professor at George Mason University and part of ABMC's Understanding Sacrifice program, analyze some of these real-life examples that were used during the war.


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