Millie Veasey: One of the Last of the All-Black, All-Woman WW2 Unit

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She served in an all-black, all-women’s battalion tasked with untangling a mail-delivery nightmare, and later led the Raleigh chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.

“The greatest legacy of the 6888th was in changing the perception of the capabilities of women of color… Their success challenged the stereotype of African-American women.”