African Americans had to fight for a chance to die for their country
The Montford Point Marines the second Sept 1940 African Americans had to rise up and threaten a march on Washington DC to get the right to apply for the nations defense department jobs and the military to become more than cooks and house boys. For the fist time then President Roosevelt in 1942 signed a bill allowing African Americans the right to fight and die for their country and to join the few, the proud, the Marines. would like to know more about this historic event please click on this URL: http://www.montfordpointmarines.com/vignettes.html
Members of the Montford Point Marines visited AT&T as part of the black history month. I have posted some pictures of that event. Semper Fi ! If you
Actor John Amos narrates the Montford Point history.
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