1945 Black Women Army Corps Strike

In 1945, four black privates serving in the U.S. Women Army Corps went on strike to protest discrimination. Sandra Bolzenius, author of Glory in… read more

In 1945, four black privates serving in the U.S. Women Army Corps went on strike to protest discrimination. Sandra Bolzenius, author of Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II," talked about the women’s decision, their court-martial, and reactions by the public and press. The interview was recorded at the annual Black History Luncheon hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. close

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1945 Black Women Army Corps Strike

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Program ID:
457943-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2019 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2019 | 11:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 11, 2019 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2019 | 3:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2019 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2019 | 11:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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