Image: black and white photograph of two Black soldiers on motorcycles. Text: Understanding Black Service in WWI

Understanding Black Service in WWI

Saturday, Aug. 27 - 10:30 a.m. Auditorium and YouTube Live

The Black servicemembers of the Great War experienced combat, hard labor and an enduring battle for justice both at home and abroad. With the past and the present constantly intertwined in a battle of memory and meaning, teaching and interpreting stories such as those of the Ebony Doughboys is essential. Join historic interpreter Marvin-Alonzo Greer as he explores the complexities of the Black soldier’s experience during the War, as well as the importance of preserving and understanding their history. In conjunction with the exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.

Free with RSVP | Auditorium and YouTube Live