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Major Black History Month Event Feb. 9: Port Chicago

​A massive explosion at a World War II ammunition pier in Concord led to a mutiny trial at Treasure Island. 50 black enlisted sailors were convicted, but the trial exposed racism in the armed services and resulted in the 1946 desegregation of the U.S. Navy. Come learn about the Port Chicago disaster and mutiny trial, and its impact on civil rights that still resonates today.

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