Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Tags World War II

Tag: World War II

Despite Rampant Discrimination In the Military, These...

During World War II, James Jones was a member of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African-American armored combat unit. He was nearly denied...

10 Things About the Mistreatment of Black...

Black Newspapers' Coverage of Black Soldiers' Mistreatment Considered War Crime During World War II, the Black media was unable to publicly speak about the horrendous acts...

Rapid Gentrification Rates in Portland, Oregon, Are...

It is not ironic that Portland, Oregon, is gentrifying faster than any city in America. Portland actually has a little-known legacy of helping to virtually...

10 of the Worst Things That Happened...

The Great Migration, which resulted in the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the...

Slavery by Another Name: How Capitalism Facilitates...

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II is a book by American writer Douglas...

Tuskegee Airmen Tell Their Story

They were our nation's first African-American military aviators. The Tuskegee Airmen peaked at 1,000 pilots and 15,000 ground crew during World War II. Now, only 40...