51 minutes | Apr 2, 2021

Six Triple Eight: Lt. Col. Charity Adams and the World War II All Black Women's Postal Battalion

Incomparable storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston tells a riveting story of Lt. Colonel Charity Adams and the 1st Black Women's Battalion Adams lead in England and France during World War II.  Charlotte begins with a history of the need for women positions in the War and journeys us through emotional accounts of the need to deliver long overdue letters and packages for  soldiers moral.  We hear  of the systemic military bias and racism and how the incredible women of the 6888 Postal Battalion triumphantly endured by taking a stand, making change, and creating a formidable postal structure to alleviate a relatively impossible situation....in half the allowed time.  The interweaving of Charlotte's family connection creates and beautiful and dynamic crafted story.
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