April 6, 1917, changed the lives of 21,609 young African American men from North Carolina. The participation of these Black North Carolinians in World War I has been mostly ignored. Black Soldiers Mattered addresses that void with this interactive site. Explore the journey of Black North Carolinians (BNC)—as units and individual soldiers—from induction to demobilization.
Millions of people worldwide are passing from this life without an obituary being written about them. FamilySearch Obituaries bridges this gap by offering simple tools to create, preserve, and share an obituary for a loved one.