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African American History


The African American Experience During World War II

Drawing on more than thirty years of teaching and research, Neil A. Wynn combines narrative history and primary sources as he locates the World War II years within the long-term struggle for African Americans' equal rights.

The African American Press in World War II

The African American Press in World War II explores press coverage of international affairs in more depth than similar works.

Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II

Despite the participation of African American women in all aspects of home-front activity during World War II, advertisements, recruitment posters, and newsreels portrayed largely white women as army nurses, defense plant workers, concerned mothers, and steadfast wives.

World War II: Racial Tensions on the Homefront


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