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Feb 20, 2024

The Role of African American Women in the Civil War (webinar)

A picture of Martha Gray
This webinar focused on the vital and often underrepresented role of African American women in the military. It traces their journey from early wartime support roles to active service in various branches of the armed forces.

The panel highlighted their challenges, achievements, and the barriers they broke, providing a deeper understanding of their contribution to military history and the broader struggle for gender and racial equality within the armed forces. This narrative celebrates their resilience and enduring impact on the military and society.

Panelists: True Lewis, Joyceann Gray, and Angela Walton-Raji