Love, War & Jazz: Black Americans in World War I
April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Staged reading and multimedia presentation.
Featuring: Heather Buchanan, David Hines, Jr., Thomas Galasso, Arthur Ray and special guests
Heather Buchanan will share readings, video and podcast clips from The Remembrance Project, a WWI centennial project which tells the amazing true story of the Harlem Hellfighters of WWI. An all-black unit sent to fight in France, the heroic Hellfighters arguably won the war for the Allies and its regimental band introduced jazz music to France. Erased from history for 100 years, the story of the Hellfighters is finally being told…