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"Returning Soldiers."

From vol. 18, no.1 of the official magazine of the NAACP. Written by editor W.E.B. DuBois, this article highlights the prejudice that African American soldiers face after returning from war, despite having done their duty for their country. He writes, "We return. We return from fighting. We return fighting. Make way for Democracy!" Includes the front cover, showing an African American soldier carving "The American Negro's Record in the Great World War" into a stone shield.

Creator: The Crisis
Date: May 1919
Repository: Brown University
Format: Periodical

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 10 11
Grade 6: Standard(s) 2 3
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 10
Grade 9: Standard(s) 12
Grade 11: Standard(s) 4
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 6 14

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