Letter from US Soldiers Lester Hill, James Gardner and Homer Collier to MLK

Abstract

Three Negro soldiers communicate with Dr. King regarding the racial practices of white GIs against fellow Negro GIs. The soldiers feel pressure to not only fight against the enemy but to watch over their shoulders to shield themselves from intimidation against the white GIs. Lester Hill writes on behalf of soldiers requesting Dr. King's help.

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Letter from US Soldiers Lester Hill, James Gardner and Homer Collier to MLK
Friday, October 15, 1965
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