Remembering the only all-female Black unit to serve overseas in WWII; Bobby Rush book

Remembering the only all-female Black unit to serve overseas in WWII; Bobby Rush book

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Wednesday, 9 March

Known as the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, a group of 855 Black women became the first and only all-female Black U.S. Army Corps unit to serve overseas during World War II. This year, Congress awarded the group the Congressional Gold Medal. Author Brenda L. Moore shares more. And, we revisit our conversation with Grammy-winning blues musician Bobby Rush about his memoir "I Ain't Studdin Ya: My American Blues Story." Rush goes on tour this month.
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