Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Black Women’s Participation in WWII

Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Black Women's Participation in WWII


Thursday, December 5, 2019    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


African American Research Library & Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Boulevard , Fort Lauderdale , Florida, 33311

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They were a lifeline between homesick soldiers and their loved ones, clearing over 17 million pieces of backlogged mail by the end of WWII. As the only all-Black female battalion to serve in Europe during WWII, the members of 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, bravely faced racism and sexism to serve their country and fellow Americans.

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