The effects of the Great War on African-Canadians
TRIED, TESTED, AND TRANSFORMED
But when news of the Great War approached, we were just as eager to volunteer as any other man. For me, I thought of this as a real chance to prove myself and serve my country. It signified a chance to change the views of African-Canadians.
This part of our lives as African-Canadians is where we were tried and we proved that we were worth something. Click here to see how we were involved during the Great War.
Click here to see some of the jobs that my fellow veterans took up to be apart of the working class again.
Click here to see more of the challenges we still faced.