What Were Some Labor Issues for African Americans During World War I?

Answer Despite being free as a result of the Civil War over 50 years earlier, many African-Americans in the South did not see their lives change very much by the time the United States entered World War I... Read More »

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In the military during World War 2 African Americans were grouped?

What jobs did African-Americans have in the US military during World War 2?

Answer They usually were cooks but in emergencies they also could be gunners, blood donors, and helpers in the hospitals.  Answer Well, there were the Tuskegee airmen , they were the 1st all Afric... Read More »

How many African-Americans died during World War I?

Two segregated combat divisions of African-Americans fought for the U.S. in World War I, suffering 5,181 casualties. The 92nd Division endured 1,647 battle casualties, while the smaller, less-equip... Read More »

How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »