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Bill Sought to Honor Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

By Voice & Viewpoint Newswire Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13), Maxine Waters (CA-43), Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), and Yvette Clarke (NY-09) have introduced HR 8535, which is...

102-year-old WWII veteran from segregated mail unit honored

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Millions of letters and packages sent to U.S. troops had accumulated in warehouses in Europe by the time Allied troops...

Black female WWII unit recognized with congressional honor

By Michael Casey, Associated Press The House voted Monday to award the only all-female, Black unit to serve in Europe during World War II with...

Willie O’Ree’s little-known journey to break the NHL’s color barrier

By Thomas J. Whalen, Boston University Almost everybody knows about Jackie Robinson and the historic role he played integrating Major League Baseball. But mention Willie...
Tuskegee airman Charles McGee

Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dies at 102

Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars and later helped to bring attention to the Black pilots...