Members of the Murphy-Matthews family stand in front of the statue honoring the 688th U.S. Army Postal Directory Battalion. L to R. Kamryn Matthews-Williams (great grand-daughter), Rodger (son), Rodger M. Matthews (grandson), Carol D. Matthews (spouse of son Rodger Matthews), Dr. Rayna Whetstone (granddaughter).
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AFRO’s Murphy-Matthews Among Those Honored For WWII Service

THE AFRO — Despite the racism and oppression from a nation that treated them as something other than full citizens, the hidden figures of World War II proved to be a group of resilient African American women who fought to serve a nation reluctant to give them the chance.  […read more]

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Top Scholars Prepare to Take On Reigning National Academic Champion at 2013 Honda Campus All Star Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Top Scholars Prepare to Take On Reigning National Academic Champion at 2013 Honda Campus All Star Challenge Nation’s only HBCU academic competition brings best and brightest to Los Angeles area Torrance, Calif., March 20, 2013 – After hundreds of hours of studying, countless practice Read More