Marion Lane discovered the faded photograph after her stepmother died, crammed in a closet with her stepmother’s Sunday dresses. She unrolled it and there was her father, young, handsome and grinning amid a phalanx of soldiers.
"The Army Denied This Black Soldier a Commission in 1942. Now It’s Making Amends." is from the June 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Rachel L. Swarns and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.