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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...
This undated file photo shows Emmett Till

Senate Passes Bill to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in...

Last parent of a child killed in 1963 church bombing dies

By Associated Press Maxine McNair, the last living parent of any of the four Black girls killed in a 1963 Alabama church bombing, died Sunday....