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“America… We Served!”: Three Centuries of African American Soldiers, February 24-25, 2018

Commemorate African American soldiers who helped shape America’s history with historians and reenactors representing the Harlem Hellfighters of WWI, 6th Regiment USCT of the Civil War, 369th Regiment portrayed by Ebony Doughboys, and others at the Old Barracks Museum, 101…

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Lynching in America: Targeting Black Veterans

Fighting for their country in virtually every war in which the United States was involved did not protect African American veterans once they returned home.  The Equal Justice Initiative has produced a history of African American participation in the military…

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“AMERICA… WE SERVED!”: THREE CENTURIES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SOLDIERS, February 25 and 26

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Five on the Black Hand Side: Origins and Evolutions of the Dap

Did you know that the dap, the fist bump, is an acronym for “dignity and pride?”  This article describes the evolution of the gesture and the consequences for Black Vietnam Soldiers using it.  Another example of how a symbol of…

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