WWI was a history-making moment in the lives of African Americans. What began as a superficially detached European conflict soon became global even with serious implications on the economics, social and political future of black people.
The war directly affected all African Americans, both male, and female, southerner and northerner, civilian and soldier.
Racial violence, military service, migration, and political unrest combined made the war era one of the most dynamic in African American history.
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