Tag: World War-I

AT&T: The Hello Girls of World War I

AT&T is No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list (Originally published on ATT.com) March is Women’s History Month. I’m excited to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history. Women are leaders. We’re innovators. And we are team players. Women are critical to success and growth and help…

Black Gold Star Widows Historically Slighted by Government

The Journal of American History wants the public to remember past accounts of Black Gold Star widows and mothers having been snubbed by the federal government. OnMonday, the journal tweeted: Insulting African American gold star widows has a history. @PlantRjp and Frances M. Clarke tell that history here: https://t.co/U8SHL7Zuur Journal…

World War II Hero Chester Nez Dies at 93

By Julissa Catalan Chester Nez, who died on Wednesday at age 93, once recalled that as a young student, speaking his native Navajo language resulted in his receiving a beating or having his mouth washed out with “a bitter, brown soap.” In later years, this very language garnered Nez the…