Yulonda Eadie Sano is an assistant professor of history in the Department of Social Sciences at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, where she teaches courses in African-American, American, and Women’s History. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Kentucky and her Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University. Her current research explores the desegregation of secondary schools and medical colleges in the South.
Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Jackson French was hailed as the “hero of the Solomons” and the “Human Tugboat” after a heroic rescue in the Pacific during World War II. Along with Doris “Dorie” Miller, who received the Navy Cross for valor during the attack … Read MoreCharles Jackson French (1919-1956)