Congress Honors Black Marines

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II at a time segregation was an everyday reality are now proud recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor....

  • An Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage
    If black men have no rights in the eyes of white men ... but that they are to have no part in its direction or its honors, — and you at once deprive them of one of the main incentives to manly character and patriotic devotion to the interests of the ...
    11/15/2017 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • South Africa grapples with contentious reminders of apartheid
    It honors, as in a memorial in Soweto ... been changed from the white colonial and apartheid era figures to liberation struggle leaders, mostly black. The larger municipality itself is now officially called Tshwane, after an 18th century indigenous ...
    11/10/2017 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • Vatican scientific congress on black holes
    The Vatican Observatory is hosting a four-day scientific congress at Castel Gandolfo devoted to the topic of “black holes, gravitational waves ... The conference also honors the legacy of Msgr. Georges Lemaître (1894-1966), the Belgian priest and ...
    05/8/2017 - 9:47 pm | View Link
  • Congress honors Kaneohe scientist
    A Hawaii resident credited with groundbreaking research to eradicate fruit flies worldwide and saving U.S. farmers tens of millions of dollars annually in crop losses has received a Congressional Gold Medal — the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian by ...
    11/12/2016 - 11:05 am | View Link
  • Congress honors Mississippians during Black History Month
    In a press release from his office, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker said the annual designation of February as Black History Month has been a U.S. tradition for 40 years. Wicker also said, every President since 1976 has issued a proclamation naming the month a ...
    02/26/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Link
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  • The Black Stallion (film)
    The Black Stallion is a 1979 American film based on the 1941 classic children's novel The Black Stallion by Walter Farley. It tells the story of Alec Ramsey, who is ...
    11/19/2017 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
    After the marriage contract was signed in 1773, Lafayette lived with his young wife in his father-in-law's house in Versailles. He continued his education, both at ...
    11/19/2017 - 3:07 pm | View Website
  • Combat Veterans For Congress | Electing Fiscal Conservatives
    The Combat Veterans For Congress Political Action Committee is dedicated to supporting the election of fiscally conservative Combat Veterans For Congress.
    11/19/2017 - 3:07 pm | View Website
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  • About | Congressman Diane Black
    As a registered nurse, small businesswoman and former educator, Congressman Diane Black brings a unique and dynamic perspective to her work in Congress.
    11/18/2017 - 1:13 pm | View Website
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