Ebony Doughboys Joins Fighting for Democracy
Honoring and Educating Tennessee's Great War Servicemen in Nashville
By: Ebony Doughboys
This free, three-day event uses living-history to tell the story of Tennesseans' involvement in World War One. The Ebony Doughboys will be on-hand to share little-known facts about Meharry Medical School graduates who volunteered like: Drs. Rufus H. Bacote, Jesse L. Leach and Sherman B. Hickman and feature a play on the first African American fighter pilot, Eugene Bullard.
This event is organized by Tennessee State Parks and the Tennessee Great War Commission. Aircraft and automobiles of the era will be featured as will lectures and demonstrations about and of life on the home-front and front-lines.