Recognizing Three Red Cross Women Who Persevered: African American History Month

The American Red Cross has served our country for more than 135 years. In honor of African-American History Month, we wanted to spotlight three extraordinary women – Frances Elliott Davis, …

From the Archives – Renowned Artist Captures Red Cross Work in World War I

A unique record of Red Cross involvement in World War I is captured in the paintings of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), the foremost African-American artist of his generation. Tanner, born …

From the Archives – African American Leadership in the Red Cross

  African Americans Play Important Leadership Role In Red Cross History From the beginning, African Americans have played an important role in the mission of the American Red Cross. In …