Our Free Double Victory Webinar is Tomorrow!
A screencap from an oral history conducted with Lt. Vernon Baker (Ret.), Medal of Honor recipient.
The month of February is chock-full of days of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration. Every day at the Museum we’re tracing the pivotal 70th anniversaries of the war. Valentine’s Day was yesterday, President’s Day is next week, and for locals, the peak Mardi Gras season is upon us.
February is also a time to recognize the history and achievements of African Americans. In honor of Black History Month, the education department is presenting an electronic field trip, “Fighting for a Double Victory: African Americans in WWII,” TOMORROW to students and teachers across the country. So far, we’ve had 150+ teachers with over 6,000 students in 31 states register to tune in to this FREE webinar. The program will feature compelling oral histories from the museum’s collection and songs by renowned blues and folk musician, Josh White.
Posted by Chrissy Gregg, Virtual Classroom Coordinator at The National WWII Museum.