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Our Colored Heroes

  • Aired: 01/17/2013
  • 05:16
  • Rating: NR
In this episode, History Detective Tukufu Zuberi is the one asking for help. Tukufu comes to host Elyse Luray for help learning about the origins of an amazing World War I poster he owns. The poster shows an African-American soldier bravely fighting German soldiers. Tukufu thinks it was a recruitment poster for the United States Army, but Elyse isn’t so sure.
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