The Triple Nickels-The 555th Parachute Infantry in WWII

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The Triple Nickels-The 555th Parachute Infantry in WWII Nov. 18 at 7:00 pm Location: Virtual Join retired Army Sergeant Major Chris Lewis, Director of Education and Volunteer Services at the National Infantry Museum, for a talk about the 555th Parachute Infantry. These pioneering soldiers formed the ranks of the first African American Parachute Infantry unit […]

Vancouver’s First Black Families with Melissa Williams

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Vancouver’s First Black Families with Melissa Williams January 6, 2022 at 7pm Location: Virtual Williams will share the story of housing and Vancouver’s African American community from 1940-1960. Learn how Black families made Southwest Washington their home during wartime, what factors pushed many out of the area after the war, and about the lasting contributions […]