Segregated Soldiers: Military Training at Historically Black Colleges in the Jim Crow South
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Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
Binding: Cloth Text
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
In Segregated Soldiers, Marcus S. Cox investigates military training programs at historically black colleges and universities and demonstrates their importance to the struggle for civil rights. Examining African Americans attitudes toward service in the armed forces, Cox focuses on the ways in which black higher education and Reserve Officer Training Corps programs worked together to advance full citizenship rights for African Americans. Educators at black colleges supported military training as early as the late nineteenth century in hopes of improving the social, economic, and political state of black citizens. Their attitudes reflected the long-held belief of many African Americans who More...
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