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In the Know: African Americans in Times of War

Talks/Lectures
Many African Americans saw the war as an opportunity to redefine their U.S. citizenship and improve social, political and economic conditions. Join U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Bernard Harris for a discussion on African American officers’ training camps at Fort Des Moines and the complex challenges many soldiers faced abroad and at home during the war. Presented in observation of Juneteenth in partnership with the National Archives at Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group. FREE with RSVP | Edward Jones Research Center
History;Museum;World War I;WWI
Event Info: (816) 888-8100
Price: Free with RSVP
Event Website: www.theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events
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 • Sun 6/24/18 at 2pm 

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
address  100 W. 26th St.
 Kansas City, MO  64108
phone (816) 784-1918
hours Tue.-Sun.: 10 am-5 pm; Memorial Day-Labor Day: Daily 10 am-5 pm
parking Free parking on south side of complex
general adm $8; $7 seniors; $4 children 6-11; free for children under 6
www.theworldwar.org