The B-1 Navy band, which included the Moonglowers, helped integrate the U.S. Navy in 1942, playing for the pre-flight school in Chapel Hill and traveling to wartime Pearl Harbor. The 44 men, all from North Carolina, will be honored with a historic Courtesy of State Archives and Pamela Carson
The B-1 Navy band, which included the Moonglowers, helped integrate the U.S. Navy in 1942, playing for the pre-flight school in Chapel Hill and traveling to wartime Pearl Harbor. The 44 men, all from North Carolina, will be honored with a historic Courtesy of State Archives and Pamela Carson

U.S. Navy’s first black band honored in Chapel Hill

May 26, 2017 01:32 PM