Published March 2001
by Modern Curriculum Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
The book begins with an overview of African Americans and the military from the inception of our country and a brief exploration of the African American role in World War I. The focus then moves to between-the-wars movements such as the Protective Mobilization Plan, which promoted the racial integration of the military. African Americans played a significant role in the United States' armed forces during World War II, serving all branches of the military. Some , were in the Army, with a peak of , serving at one time in xix, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Introduction: The African American and war in historical context -- African Americans on the eve of war: from new Negro to New Deal, -- Mobilizing for war: the arsenal of democracy and the struggle for inclusion -- Fighting for freedom: changing military policy and the Black experience, Pages: African Americans in the Great Outdoors. 8 Lists of African American Books by School Grades, K 2 Lists of African American Books by School Grades, February is Black History Month. How Did It Begin? Feb 7,
As an amateur historian of African American history I found this book to be a great source of information. As a baby boomer I remember watching the television series "The Silent Service" back in the 50's. I'd watch every week and never was there a ever an African American in the s: ''The Lost Eleven writes into history the forgotten African-American men who fought courageously in the Battle of the Bulge despite the segregation and racism they experienced It is a book that should be read by all because it speaks to the human spirit.'' --Kara Tucina Olidge, PhD, Executive Director, Amistad Research Center at Tulane Reviews: Brooks became the first African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize for this book. “Annie Allen” is a collection of poems that follows the life of the author from childhood to womanhood surrounded by poverty, racial discrimination, parental expectations, and unhappiness. An Interactive Webcast Examining African American Experiences in World War II. Throughout World War II, African Americans pursued a Double Victory: one over the Axis abroad and another over discrimination at home. Major cultural, social, and economic shifts amid a global conflict played out in the lives of these Americans.
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