Double Victory: Remembering World War I - The Battlefield and Beyond

Date & Time
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event
Venue: African American History and Culture Museum Event Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater Cost: FREE Get Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/6838319/double-victoryremembering-world-war... NMAAHC honors the service of African American veterans on the centennial of World War I on Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Oprah Winfrey Theater. Double Victory: Remembering World War I - The Battlefield and Beyond is the second in a series of public programs honoring the participation of African Americans in the Great World War. The program features a panel discussion with scholars; Nikki Brown who wrote "Private Politics and Public Voices: African American Women’s Activism from World War I", Lisa Budreau the author of  "Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America", Adriane Lentz-Smith the author of  “Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War", and Chad Williams the author of "Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I."  Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises.

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