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Episode #55: African American Women in the Military

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Dr. Regina Akers, historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command and expert on African American history, will discuss the little-publicized contributions of African American women in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Akers will also discuss the importance of oral history in documenting African American contributions in the military, what today's youth can learn from the experiences of African Americans, and her motivations for pursing a career in research.

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