Sunday, August 28, 2016
Port Chicago 50/Steve Sheinkin/208 pages
This is an interesting true story of African Americans in the Navy during World War II. After an explosion due to unsafe work conditions at Port Chicago, many men refused to go back to work. Fifty of these men, all African American, were charged with mutiny. This story tells of their fight and what changes were made in the U.S. military due to their courage.