Lectures

Galvanized in Defense of Liberty: African Americans and Native Americans in World War 1

When: Thu., May 4, 6-8 p.m. 2017

What roles did African Americans and Native Americans play in World War I? To explore this question, this presentation takes a person-centered ethnographic examination of the relationship between war and experience as discernible from the dynamic contributions made by African Americans and Choctaw Code Talkers that enabled allied victory. African American and Native American contributions during World War I must be understood in relationship to individual sacrifices, service, and how these individuals who represented populations that were considered second class citizens (i.e., African Americans) and non-citizens (i.e., Choctaws), reconciled the inconsistencies between how they felt about the U.S., how the

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