Recognition of Veterans Day-- 40 Years Later: Vietnam Remembered
In Collaboration with the
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society -Metro Atlanta Chapter,
Georgia Archives and Auburn Avenue Research Library
In recognition of Veterans Day, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society- Metro Atlanta Chapter, in collaboration with the Georgia Archives and Auburn Avenue Research Library, will host local historian Robert Williams, who will discuss the complex history and experiences of African American Vietnam Era Veterans. Honoring the contributions of African American men and women serving their country in a time of war, Mr. Williams will explore the experiences of these soldiers simultaneously fighting for equality and respect on the battlefront in Southeast Asia and at home in the United States. This community discussion will include a panel of African American Vietnam Era Veterans who will share their personal histories.
This event will take place on November 21, 2015 at 1:00 p.m at the Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road., Morrow, GA 30260.