• Page
  • of 3

Search results for "Presidential Medal of Honor"

Showing 95 results

Sort by:


Maya Angelou, Bill Russell Receive Presidential Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama honored poet Maya Angelou, basketball great Bill Russell, Congressman John L...


Soldier Given Highest Medal for Heroism on a Ridge
WASHINGTON – Ambushed in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta stepped into a "wall of bul...


Vietnam War Hero Melvin Morris Receives the Medal of Honor
Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris is one of 24 veterans who received the Presidential Medal of Honor....


Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte Honored by Harvard
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "...


Oldest Tuskegee Airman Honored With Congressional Medal of Honor
Brew Graham, 97, was one of the first Black pilots who fought in WWII....


Muhammad Ali Receives 2012 Liberty Medal
The boxing champ was praised for his activism and humanitarian efforts....


Muhammad Ali to Receive Liberty Medal on Thursday
Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award re...


Congressional Medal of Honor Hero Vernon Baker Dies
Medal of Honor hero Vernon Baker dies....


Toni Morrison to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
The White House announced novelist and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison will be among 12 other accompli...


Obama OKs Honor for Birmingham Bombing Victims
President Obama signs legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the four black girls kil...


Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals
President Obama awards Freedom Medals to Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton and others....


U.S. Postal Service to Honor Rosa Parks
The civil rights icon will be celebrated with a Forever Stamp....


Bill Cosby Gets Highest Comedic Honor
Bill Cosby Gets Highest Comedic Honor...


Obama: Ernie Banks Was Beloved by Baseball Fans Everywhere
President, First Lady releases statement on Mr. Cub's death....


Obama Mourns Death of Poet, Author Maya Angelou
President Obama and former President Bill Clinton honor Maya Angelou....


Martin Luther King Jr., Wife Honored With Congressional Gold Medal
The Kings were awarded the medal at an event honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act ...


Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, president of Liberia and Africa's first elected woman head of state, receive...


Congress Considers Honor for First Black Marines
Nearly 70 years after they braved the twin ills of racism and segregation to serve their country, t...


Obama, Clinton Families Pay Tribute to JFK
Presidents Obama and Clinton participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington Cemetery....


Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95
Brooke, a Republican, was the first Black person to be elected by popular vote....

  • Page
  • of 3