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In the Know: African Americans in Times of War

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

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, MO

History;Museum;World War I;WWI
Sun 6/24/18 at 2pm 
Price:Free with RSVP