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....

ASK NEWS:
  • Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts ESPN Billiards championships - Rolling Good Times
    Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts ESPN Billiards championships - Casino City Times
    09/2/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Cracking the Cartel - The New Republic Online
    ... other notices, Super Prep All-Dixie honors as a ... Division I athletic departments ran in the black. ... expert who has testified to ...
    09/1/2015 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • The Midtown Men, BLACK NATIVITY and More Set for Marcus Center's ... - Broadway World
    Now Casting ‘Marcus’ and Upcoming Auditions - BackStage.com
    08/27/2015 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Hurricane Katrina has forced teenagers who had to ... - STLtoday.com
    Rouge Diocese testified to Congress earlier ... "Everything was black and green." Almost the only ... whether the students had been in honors or ...
    08/27/2015 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • A Call For Expansion of Emmett Till Act - Chicago Defender
    ... self-taught, and has won many honors and cases. ... In 2007, he testified in Congress in support of ... mutilated body were published in ...
    08/26/2015 - 11:49 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • John Boehner sheds a tear as Congress honors the real-life 'Inglorious Basterds' special forces unit who helped win World War II
    House Speaker John Boehner teared up on Tuesday as he led a ceremony to award ... Through it all, they helped save a continent in chaos.' The Black Devils were formed in 1942 and the 1,800 strong force was primarily made up of volunteers who were ...
    02/3/2015 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • Congress Honors Local Man As ‘Black History Month Nominee’
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local man received a prestigious honor in Washington, D.C. today. Bill Strickland, who founded Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild on the North Side, was honored on the floor of the U.S. Senate as this year’s “Black History Month ...
    02/25/2013 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • National Congress of Black Women Honors Community Leaders at Annual Awards Gala
    *The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter will host the 2012 Annual Awards Gala and Dinner on Saturday, August 25, 2012. It will be an evening of delectable dishes, entertainment, and highly esteemed honorees. This year’s ...
    08/18/2012 - 4:52 pm | View Link
  • 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. Nearly 70 years after ...
    06/28/2012 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • Congress honors black World War II Marines
    Nearly 70 years after the Marines of Montford Point became the first African Americans in the Corps, Congress on Wednesday awarded them the Congressional Gold Medal. The Corps was the last branch of the U.S. military to allow blacks to serve. Originally ...
    06/27/2012 - 11:48 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Black Americans in Congress | US House of Representatives ...
    Black Americans in Congress: An Introduction. The arrival of Senator Hiram Revels of Mississippi and Representative Joseph Rainey of South Carolina on Capitol Hill in ...
    09/2/2015 - 3:35 am | View Website
  • African American History
    February is African American History Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National ...
    09/1/2015 - 9:27 am | View Website
  • Library of Congress: Civil War and Reconstruction 1861-1877
    Links to resources on the Civil War and Reconstruction in the South, slavery and abolition, and Abraham Lincoln and other abolitionists at the Library of Congress
    09/1/2015 - 6:14 am | View Website
  • Welcome to The National Black Catholic Congress: Home
    The National Black Catholic Congress, establishing an agenda for the evangelization of African Americans; and to improve the spiritual, mental and physical conditions ...
    09/1/2015 - 1:35 am | View Website
  • Congress.gov | Library of Congress
    U.S. Congress legislation, Congressional Record debates, Members of Congress, legislative process educational resources presented by the Library of Congress
    08/31/2015 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News