Exhibit Opens July 4 About Black Experience in WW2
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Exhibit Opens July 4 About Black Experience in WW2

Janet McConnaughey, ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About to be overrun by Germans,…

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Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race
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Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race

Caitlin Dickerson, NPR     (NPR) — As a young U.S. Army soldier during World…

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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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The Scars of Vietnam
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The Scars of Vietnam

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   As a baby-boomer who grew up on war…

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2 Tuskegee Airmen, Both 91, Die on Same Day in Los Angeles
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2 Tuskegee Airmen, Both 91, Die on Same Day in Los Angeles

JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey…

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Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies in California at 95
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Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies in California at 95

Christopher Webber, ASSOCIATED PRESS VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Lowell Steward, a former member of the…

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A True Appreciation of War Veterans
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A True Appreciation of War Veterans

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist My late father was born on what was originally…

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Dishonoring Our Vets
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Dishonoring Our Vets

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, was designed…

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Ignoring Black American Veterans
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Ignoring Black American Veterans

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The current controversy surrounding the plight of…

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