The 93rd Engineer Regiment (1941-1945)

With a small cadre of white officers and Black NCOs, the segregated 93rd Engineer Battalion (600 men) was activated on February 10, 1941 and quartered in an undesirable mud-filled rear corner of Camp Livingston, Louisiana. Most of the enlisted men were from Mississippi and Louisiana. … Read MoreThe 93rd Engineer Regiment (1941-1945)

Injustice in Alaska Territory: The World War II Court-martial of Ten Black Soldiers Who Helped Build the ALCAN Highway

In their latest book on the Black soldiers who helped build the Alcan Highway during World War II, authors Christine and Dennis McClure encountered a story of injustice in the frigid north. See a description of their new book, A Different Race, to get a … Read MoreInjustice in Alaska Territory: The World War II Court-martial of Ten Black Soldiers Who Helped Build the ALCAN Highway

Melanie Morgan (1967- )

Melanie Morgan is the current Washington State Representative for the 29th Legislative District representing South Tacoma, East Lakewood, Springbrook, Parkland, Spanaway, and West Fredrickson. Representative Morgan grew up in international locations. She then served in the US Army. She attended Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, … Read MoreMelanie Morgan (1967- )