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"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 vs. U.S. Government at Mare Island Naval Shipyard
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..