Your Brain on Facts
Black Sparrow and Buffalo Soldiers
Feb 26, 2019 · 27 min
Play episode

Since colonial times, African-Americans have fought in America’s wars.  Black soldiers have put their lives on the line for a country that for centuries has enslaved, segregated, and discriminated against them.  Until the Korean War, blacks served in segregated units under racist leadership and were often relegated to labor and service units. Despite the continuous discriminatory treatment that denied blacks full participation in America’s wars and military efforts, these brave men and women lived lives that deserved to be remembered.

Music by Kevin MacLeod

Read the full script.

Reach out and touch Moxie on FBTwit, the 'Gram or email.

You can also leave a question or fact of your own on my voicemail at 804-404-2669.

Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu