Check back soon for more!
"Well, as I recall, we had a ceiling on Mare Island. Not only was it called a glass ceiling, at that time it was a ceiling where there were no blacks that was promoted in any shops."
— Jim Davis, Mare Island Original 21/25 member
Standing Tall: Willie Long & The Mare Island Original 21ers
An important, yet long unknown story about the civil rights movement is now brought to life through Jake Sloan’s inspiring firsthand, well-researched account of the courage and activism of a brave group of African American men working at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California during the 1960s..