Published by: Mildred Europa Taylor via Face 2 face Africa online. See entire article by clicking here.
“In January 1944 when sixteen Black men arrived for officer training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Illinois, it was the climax of a four-year campaign by civil rights leaders, ordinary citizens and the black press, who had called on the Navy to change its segregated practices during World War II.”
Something else may interest you: The “U.S. Navy Neckerchief”
By the way, isn’t it time we take the racism out of Uncle Sam by displaying him in various racial groups and gender?
— Think about it.