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Simone Askew: First black female Captain of West Point Corp of Cadets

5 Aug

When is Pres. Trump going to honor Lt. Richard Collins

28 May

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When is a certain president going to honor Richard Collins an US Army lieutenant that was murdered by a terrorist that is a member of an alt-right hate group?

You know the Tuskegee Airmen but do you know these other black military heroes?

15 Feb

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If you are like me you have a great respect for the Tuskegee Airmen. You can make the argument that without them there is no Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, they broke down barriers and showed the true strength and courage of black men.

But they are not the only black military heroes we should know of. There were others such as The Harlem Hellfighters, The Montford Point Marines, Benjamin O. Davis, and The Golden 13. Learn a little more about them through test and video and get links to books about them at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/you-know-tuskegee-airmen-but-do-you.html

President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran

12 Nov

President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran 

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Commemorating Veterans Day at a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama paid tribute to one of the country’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton. Watch the president comment on Richard Overton – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/11/president-obama-honors-richard-overton.html

Gays in the military: It’s not that big a deal

19 Dec

In the interest of full disclosure I must let you know that I am straight not gay. I am however a black man who has served in our nations military as a member of the NJ National Guard. That gives me a perspective on the civil rights and military issues at play here.

Read my opinion piece here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/gays-in-military-its-not-big-deal.html

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you.

31 May

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you for the sacrifice of our sevice men. Men like the Buffalo Soldiers, The Harlem Hellcats and the Tuskegee Airmen. Read more here:
 
http://aareports.com/2010/05/on-memorial-day-say-thank-you-by-george.html