Members of the B-1 Band — an African-American Navy Band assigned to Chapel Hill during World War II — play in front of a large American flag in this North Carolina Collection archive photo.
Members of the B-1 Band — an African-American Navy Band assigned to Chapel Hill during World War II — play in front of a large American flag in this North Carolina Collection archive photo. UNC-Chapel Hill, Wilson Library Contributed
Members of the B-1 Band — an African-American Navy Band assigned to Chapel Hill during World War II — play in front of a large American flag in this North Carolina Collection archive photo. UNC-Chapel Hill, Wilson Library Contributed

Racial barrier-busting U.S. Navy B-1 Band to be honored with Chapel Hill historical marker

May 25, 2017 1:51 PM