African American Citizenship and Service Talk

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Photo: Wartime color guard ceremony of the 41st Engineers at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Courtesy National Archives.
Photo: Dr. Krewasky A. Salter

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 12 PM

ZOOM Virtual Event

Cape Fear Museum is honored to host a scholar talk with Dr. Krewasky A. Salter, who will share history, insights and thoughts on the African American military experience.

Dr. Salter is a U. S. Army Colonel (ret) currently serving as Executive Director, First Division Museum, where he is expanding military history interpretations through the lens of the U. S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division. Krewasky has over seven years of academic teaching experience and was the Military Subject Matter Expert at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture, where he also served as the Inaugural Curator for the exhibition, “Double Victory: The African American Military Experience”.

Dr. Salter will use the traveling exhibition “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II” to explore the long history of African Americans in the military. Learn more about how Black service members lives help us better understand our country’s complex past and present.

After the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to submit questions in the chat. Click ZOOM to join the conversation or copy/paste URL into your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86795555091

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