The Tragic And Ignored History Of Black Veterans
Between the end of the Civil War and World War II, many black veterans who fought for their country’s ideals abroad became victims of violent racism at home.
A photo from 1957 shows Arby L. Hambric in the front row, aboard the heavy duty cruiser USS Los Angeles CA-135.
A Navy Veteran’s Story Of Brotherhood During The Jim Crow Era
Though Arby Hambric faced discrimination as a black sailor, shared service proved to be a stronger bond than skin color.