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Oldest US Veteran of WWII, Lawrence N. Brooks, Dies at 112

Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. — and believed to be the oldest man in the country —...
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President Biden, Obama Lead Nation in Tributes to Colin Powell

By Hamil R. Harris, Trice Edney Wire Colin Luther Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants, who rose to become a four-star general in the U....

Audio Cut in Speech on Black People’s Role in Memorial Day

(AP) Organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony turned off a speaker’s microphone when the former U.S. Army officer began talking about how freed Black slaves...

Black History’s Unsung Hero of the Civil War

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Educated and ambitious are terms most historians use to describe Christian Abraham Fleetwood, born free and...

Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Army Sergeant Who Dragged Comrades from Burning Vehicle

Edited by Daniel Kucin Jr. and David Matthew | Zenger News ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — After a 15-year effort by his family and members of...