“So we must speak, even as we fight and die. We must say that the fight against Hitlerism begins in Washington, D.C., the capital of our nation, where black Americans have a status only slightly above that of Jews of Berlin. [...] If the ghettos in Poland are evil, so are the ghettos in America.“
Editorial, “Now Is the Time,” The Crisis, January 1942, 7.
"Ein Hauch von Freiheit" (Breath of Freedom)
December 16, 10:05pm CET on Arte
"Breath of Freedom: Black Soldiers and the Battle for Civil Rights" (narrated by Cuba Gooding, Jr.)
Premiers February 17, 8pm ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
"Freed's enduring photos of march part of exhibit"
„Heldin des anderen Amerikas“
für Angela Davis, 1970–1973.
Photo Exhibition: “The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany
March 24 - July 31, 2011
A lecture by: Professor Maria Höhn (Vassar College) and Dr. Martin Klimke (German Historical Institute, Washington, DC)
Wednesday, March 23rd, 5 PM Miller Learning Center Room 148
Co-sponsored by: The Franklin College Office of Inclusion & Diversity Leadership, The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and The Institute for African American Studies
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Exhibition Opening: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany
March 24, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 am
The lobby of Joseph E. Brown Hall
Introduction by Maria Höhn
Heather Kinney: African American GIs depicted in photo exhibition
www.redandblack.com - March 22, 2011