Wednesday, Feb 17, 11 AM

Lunchbox Lecture: “World War II Military Service as Civil Rights Activism” by Dr. Marcus Cox, Xavier University

The National WWII Museum
Getting there
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA

Military service during World War II and racial integration in the armed forces heightened expectations for social progress. Black men and women returned from World War II with more than a sense of entitlement to the benefits of first-class citizenship. In many cases they held a new determinatio...