We Return Fighting: WWI and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity

Date & Time
Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
African American History and Culture Museum
Oprah Winfrey Theater
Event Type
After Five, Lectures & Discussions, Shopping/Book Signing
About this Event
NMAAHC (guest) curator of Military History, and First Division Museum executive director Krewasky Salter, and Howard University Africana Studies Department Chair Greg Carr will discuss a fascinating collection of essays by renowned historians that assess the impact of the first World War and the emergence of the African American civil rights movement.  We Return Fighting: WWI and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity, edited by Kinshasha Holman Conwill, NMAAHC Deputy Director, includes a foreword by Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch. Contributors include: Lisa M. Budreau, Brittney Cooper, John Morrow, Jr., Krewasky A. Salter, Chad Williams and Curtis Young.Published by Smithsonian Books, copies of We Return Fighting will be available for sale  by Smithsonian Enterprises.

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