Vivian Bailey, grew up in the Deep South, she joined the Army during World War II and ended up the Commander of a women’s unit. She eventually became a lieutenant in the Women’s Army Corps a distinction since at that time women did not occupy these roles in the military. Racism was also rampant and blatant. Bailey went on to have a long career in government and retired after serving as a division director at the Social Security Administration. She celebrated her 100th birthday in 2018.
“To have a beautiful mind, you have to do things that make you analyze, think and make decisions”
Every day throughout the month of February 540Blog will devote space to sharing Little Known Facts About Black Americans Throughout History. For us every month is Black History Month but we recognize and support the continuous need to take time and space to put a special spotlight on the accomplishments of Black and brown Americans from all ethnicities that have literally changed the course of history and yet have legacies that are not know by the masses.