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Fighting for the Right to Fight: The African American Experience in WWII Traveling Exhibit

  • 07 Mar 2016 3:34 PM
    Message # 3866769

    Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII 

    Presented by The National WWII Museum

    Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII examines the inspirational personal experiences of African American men and women who fought for freedom and justice while serving on the Home Front and in the military. This exhibit also explores the racism and resistance African Americans faced in all of these roles, some of the extraordinary accomplishments they made despite adversity and the everyday experiences of African Americans in the 1940s. This exhibit is 2000 sq. ft. and includes compelling artifacts, photographs, oral histories, and interactive audio-video components that can be easily placed in your institution. Rental fee is $7,500 plus shipping for 10 weeks. Affiliates interested in hosting this exhibit should contact Jenney Fazande, 504-528-1944 x456, jenney.fazande@nationalww2museum.org.