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Son of Ex-Slave Who Fought in Union Army Dies at Age 97
Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his...


War Memorial Separates Dead By Race, Divides Southern City
Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I...


Historical Society to Honor First Black Civil War Regiments
The Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott in Pennsylvania will commemorate the 150th a...


This Day in Black History: May 8, 1915
On May 8, 1915, Henry McNeal Turner, the first Black U.S. Army chaplain, died in Windsor, Ontario....


Video: President Obama's Speech at West Point
Video: President Obama's Speech at West Point...


Opinion: Where Michael Steele and I Agree
Opinion: Michael Steeele and I agree on one point regarding Afghanistan....


Transcript: 2014 State of the Union Address
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama says the U.S. "is better-positioned for the...


Black Congresswomen Ask Army to Reconsider Ban on Ethnic Hairstyles
Congressional Black Caucus members issue an appeal to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel....


Deportation Fears on Rise in Dominican Republic
Wilver Cuevas Betances was born in the Dominican Republic and never left until he ran into some sol...


Mandela's Body Arrives for Viewing in South Africa
A casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela arrived with a military honor guard Wednesday for di...


9/11: Commemoration Activities and Memorials by State
Sept. 11, 2008Commemoration Activities and Memorials by State ARIZONA Sun LakesThe Interfaith Counc...


The Civil War Still Divides Blacks and Whites
After 150 years, the Civil War means different things to different people in the United States -- t...


Montford Point Marines to Receive the Congressional Gold Medal
The Montford Point Marines have had to wait a long time to receive Congress's highest civilian hono...


Allen West Discusses Defense Spending and Gays in the Military
Rep. Allen West in a speech called for increased military spending and a national security road map...


Commentary: Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Win Was Outside the Ring
Film on Muhammad Ali shows how boxing icon fought for rights his brothers of color didn’t have....


Rep. John Lewis Recalls Bloody Sunday
John Lewis thought that he would die on the Edmund Pettus Bridge....


Commentary: War and Peace on Nelson Mandela Day
On July 18, the world leader would have celebrated his 96th birthday....


South Carolina Throws a "Secession Ball"
The Confederate Heritage Trust plans to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the state's decision t...


Soulja Boy in Danger of Being Evicted
The rap star is reportedly behind on the rental payment of his Atlanta home....


4 Killed in Ivory Coast After Women Honor Dead
Thousands of women converged on the bloodstained pavement of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where seven of t...

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