Tag: war

‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

| February 10, 2014

Finding a “breath of freedom” in post-World War II Germany, African American soldiers experienced for the first time what it felt like to be treated as equals.

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Africans in the First World War

Africans in the First World War

| September 14, 2013

An often ignored episode in African history involves the participation of Africans in the First World War (1914-1918). In many of the accounts of the First World War, there are no faces of color.

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