19 min

Episode 2: The African American Military Experience of World War I Knights HistoryCast

    • Society & Culture

The Department of History’s Kayla Campana sat down with Dr. John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History at the University of Georgia and author of several books including Only America Left Her Negro Troops Behind: The African American Military in the First World War. In the interview, Dr. Morrow talks with Kayla about the contributions of African American soldiers to World War I and he discusses how many Americans overlooked black soldiers’ efforts, and even feared that their achievements would disrupt segregated American society.

The Department of History’s Kayla Campana sat down with Dr. John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History at the University of Georgia and author of several books including Only America Left Her Negro Troops Behind: The African American Military in the First World War. In the interview, Dr. Morrow talks with Kayla about the contributions of African American soldiers to World War I and he discusses how many Americans overlooked black soldiers’ efforts, and even feared that their achievements would disrupt segregated American society.

19 min

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