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Left to right: W. E. Hill, Russell Lewis, Hobart T. Allen, Lawrence McCrorey, J. N. Seabrooks, R. M. Wyche, Connie Jenkins.
“America can ill-afford to send fighting men to all quarters of the globe to fight for the preservation of democracy, while denying it to millions of Negro Americans, who by every conceivable evidence have shown themselves loyal to the American Government."
Editorial in The Star of Zion, October 8, 1942.
An African American Album: The Black Experience in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC: Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, 1992)