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....

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    Meanwhile, black and Latino defendants are more likely to be detained ... Enabling states to better institute such reforms also honors one of our nation’s core documents, the Bill of Rights. In drafting the Eighth Amendment, which prohibits excessive ...
    07/20/2017 - 4:29 pm | View Link
  • Congress Mysteriously Stalls on a Resolution to Honor the Victims of Portland’s MAX Stabbings
    It honors "acts of heroism and sacrifice for the safety and sake ... In the moments before he stabbed three men May 26, Christian harassed two black teenage girls, one of them wearing a hijab. The men intervened to stop Christian's hateful rant; Christian ...
    07/18/2017 - 5:01 pm | View Link
  • Mandela Day commemorated in South Africa, with calls to champion his values
    It also honors his contributions towards the reconstruction and development ... When Mandela took over office in 1994 he made it clear that in South Africa the black and white people are equal, and they all enjoy the same constitutional privileges.
    07/18/2017 - 1:39 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
  • Congress Honors Mississippians During Black History Month
    WASHINGTON–The annual designation of February as Black History Month has been a U.S. tradition for 40 years. Every President since 1976 has issued a proclamation naming this month a special time for honoring the countless contributions that African ...
    02/25/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Trump's Address to Congress
    President Donald Trump delivered his first speech to Congress Tuesday. It was Trump at his most presidential.
    07/27/2017 - 4:29 pm | View Website
  • Articles of Confederation
    From the beginning of the American Revolution, Congress felt the need for a stronger union and a government powerful enough to defeat Great Britain.
    07/27/2017 - 2:34 pm | View Website
  • Mia Love
    Ludmya "Mia" Love (née "Bourdeau; born December 6, 1975) is an American politician and the U.S. Representative from Utah's 4th congressional district.
    07/27/2017 - 9:33 am | View Website
  • Shirley Temple
    Shirley Temple, later known as Shirley Temple Black, is considered by many to be the most famous child actor in history. Her career began at the age of three.
    07/27/2017 - 2:38 am | View Website
  • House Votes to Limit Powers of First Black Librarian of ...
    By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a vote of 378 to 48, the House passed legislation to take power away from the current Librarian of Congress ...
    07/26/2017 - 1:21 am | View Website
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