‘Sisters in Arms’: The untold story of daring Black women in WW II

Based on a true story of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, this historical fiction novel captures the untold history of the Black women who served during World War II.  New Yorkers Grace and Eliza, have been under a lot of pressure when it comes to following their dreams. Their parents have pushed this idea […]

Book of the Month: ‘Sisters in Arms’ A novel of Black women in WW II

Kaia Alderson loves history, so much so that she decided to tell the unknown story of the first all-woman, all-Black Army Unit, the 6888th Battalion. Kaia Alderson’s debut novel, Sisters in Arms is a fictionalized account of the 6888 Army Postal Battalion. Grace Steele and Eliza Jones may be from completely different backgrounds, but when […]

All-Black, all-female WWII battalion to receive Congressional Gold Medal

The nation’s only all-Black and all-female battalion is set to finally be honored for their indelible service in the United States Army during World War II. The 6888 Central Postal Directory Battalion, which set off overseas in 1945 and worked in unsanitary, unheated and rat-infested warehouses for months, is reportedly on track to be awarded […]