Meet a small group of ladies who represent the 600,000 Black women who fled lives as domestics and sharecroppers to work in factories and U.S. government offices during World War II. These patriotic pioneers share wartime memories, recounting their battles against racism at home, Nazism abroad, and sexism everywhere.
Receive a link to stream this powerful film online at your convenience by registering for either the live introduction to the film or the closing Q&A session (details below), both featuring the film’s producer Gregory S. Cooke. Cooke is the Founder and President of the Basil and Becky Educational Foundation, dedicated to relocating African Americans from the margins to the main pages of American and global history.
Please register using this link for Sunday, March 5 at 2 PM: Webinar Registration - Zoom
Please register using this link for Wednesday, March 15, at 7 PM: Webinar Registration - Zoom
You will receive the link to YouTube when you register for either session.
Presented in partnership with over 50 Illinois public libraries and the College of DuPage.