Frank Petersen Jr.: ‘Quiet Giant’ Repeatedly Shattered Military Color Barriers
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Frank Petersen Jr.: ‘Quiet Giant’ Repeatedly Shattered Military Color Barriers

(Christian Science Monitor) – The US Marine Corps’ first African-American aviator, who broke multiple color…

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African-American Union Army Soldiers Died on Their Way Home from War; Then History Lost Their Names
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African-American Union Army Soldiers Died on Their Way Home from War; Then History Lost Their Names

Mary Delach Leonard, ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO   ST. LOUIS (St. Louis Public Radio) —…

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Who Held the First Memorial Day Celebration?
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Who Held the First Memorial Day Celebration?

Michael W. Twitty, THE GUARDIAN   (The Guardian) — African Americans have fought and died…

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