For much of the nation's history, the participation of blacks in the armed forces was approximately in line with their proportion in the total population. This changed during the 1970s: by 1980 one of every three Army GIs and one of every five marines were black. The reaction has been mixed.

Blacks and the Military 1982, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

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Blacks and the Military 1982, Brookings Institution Press

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