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In the Know: African-Americans in Times of War with Bernard Harris

National Archives at Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Many African Americans saw the war as an opportunity to redefine their U.S. citizenship and improve social, political and economic conditions. Join US 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 on occasion of Juneteenth and in partnership with the National Archives at Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group. Reservations are requested for this free event. This program is offered in partnership with the National World War I Museum and Memorial.



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