DC- NMAAHC: Remembering World War I—The Battlefield and Beyond-5/25-FREE

The Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Presents:

Remembering World War I—The Battlefield and Beyond

May 25, 2017, 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM, Oprah Winfrey Theater, NMAAHC

You are invited to our second in a series of Military History Centennial of World War I Public Programs to commemorate the participation of African Americans during the Great War.

This series of programs is titled: Double Victory: The African American Military Experience—NMAAHC honors the Centennial of World War I.

 

This particular program, Remembering World War I—The Battlefield and Beyond, features a discussion with: Nikki Brown who wrote Private Politics and Public Voices: African American Women’s Activism from World War I to the New Deal, Lisa Budreau who authored Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933, Adriane Lentz-Smith who wrote Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I, and Chad Williams, who authored Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. Rex Ellis, NMAAHC Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs will facilitate the discussion.

The program takes place May 25, 2017, from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM, Oprah Winfrey Theater, National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. There will be a book signing after the program from 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM.

To register for the program, visit at “nmaahc.si.edu“. Interested parties can go to “Menu”, then to “Calendar”, then to “Up Coming Events”, and scroll to the bottom to find the “Double Victory” program. Thanks.