An unmarked anniversary

December 1999
New York Amsterdam News;12/30/99, Vol. 90 Issue 53, p5
Highlights the anniversary of the United States' decision to send 300,000 African-Americans to fight in Europe in 1919 and its significance for Black history. Silent march organized by W.E.B. DuBois in New York City (NYC) to protest the hypocrisy of fighting for liberty abroad and allowing mass murder at home; World War I victory parade in NYC; Popularity of the Harlem Hellfighters or the 369th US Infantry.


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