Video Discussion Questions
- What was it like to be African American at the time of the start of WWI?
- By then end of 1919, what was the reason for a migration of African Americans and how many left the South for the North?
- What role do African American women play during World War I on the homefront?
- In a war fought for democracy, and according to the video, why did some African American men choose to fight?
- What roles did African American men play during World War I on the battlefront?
- How many men served with France and explain who is Henry Johnson and why was he a household name in WWI? When was he awarded a Medal of Honor?
- What were the racial riots of 1919 known as in the United States?