The Ebony Doughboys were representing Harlem’s own 369th Harlem Hell Fighters at the NYC Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2016. Pictured are Steven Jones, Collins Jones and George Jones.
Another Contingent of Ebony Doughboy’s were also educating and honoring the memories of African American Veterans from the Revolutionary War, WWI and WWII at Charlottesville Virginia’s annual Veterans Day “Straighten Up and Fly Right” event at the Jefferson School a formerly segregated school for African American students.
Ebony Doughboys is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that relies on your generosity to advance our goal in educating the public about the contributions of African American combat soldiers in the 93rd Infantry Division during WWI. Through your generosity we can continue to educate the public about these men through our traveling history exhibits, educational programming, living history presentations and battle reenactments.
Please help us in honoring the memory of these forgotten soldiers who fought two wars, one in France and the other on the home front.
Ebony Doughboys are the only African American living history group in the US that recreates the history of the Harlem Hellfighters of the 369th Infantry 93rd Infantry Division. For more information on the history of the 369th Infantry during the “great war” as well the uniforms and equipment worn by the 369th Harlem Hellfighters click: www.ebonydoughboys.org
Ebony Doughboys are African American WWI historians and Re-enactors that re-create life as it was for black soldiers during “The Great War”. We live and fight in the trenches as our ancestors did over 100 years ago. Our uniforms and equipment are that of an Ebony Doughboy serving under French command while still American soldiers of the 93rd Infantry Division.
The 93rd Division was comprised of four regiments, the famous Harlem Hell Fighters of the 369th Infantry regiment, 370th Infantry, 371st Infantry and the 372nd Infantry.
For more information on black combat troops of the 93rd Infantry Division during “the war to end all wars” click: www.ebonydoughboys.org
Ebony Doughboys are a WWI reenacting group that specializes in first person reenacting. We portray the African American soldier during the First World War. Ebony Doughboys tells the story of black soldiers that served in a segregated army during “the war to end all wars” and how they overcame and adapted with the chips stacked against them at all turns.
Ebony Doughboys also does living history for museums and schools. Our focus is on African American military units that were in the 93rd infantry division. These units were the 369th, 370th, 371st and the 372nd infantry regiments.
Ebony Doughboys are a group of African American living historians who are focused on telling the story of the outstanding record of service of African Americans during the First World War. Founded in 2014, we are the offshoot of other African American reenactors who for many years educated and enlightened the public on the involvement of African Americans in WWI. We form an overarching structure for African American reenactors who hail from the east coast, the mid-west and the southern United States. For more information about our organization please visit our website at www.ebonydoughboys.org .