Black Disabled Veterans and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Twentieth Century America

Lecture Description

For wounded African Americans returning from America’s wars, disability and race represented two sides of the same coin in the fight for equality. The Modern Civil Rights Movement provided a schoolroom where they translated their attitudes towards both challenges into action.

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African American Veterans

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Orville Vernon Burton

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