Race Matters

President Biden's response to the U.S. soldiers killed in a drone attack in Jordan contrasts with how Trump reacted to Gold Star families that are Black and brown.


Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett were all killed in a drone attack in Jordan. They were also Black. Here's why that matters.


Until the 21st century, the contributions of African American soldiers in World War II barely registered in America’s collective memory of that historic military conflict.

As the country pauses to observe Veterans Day, it's important to remember that the history of especially Black people in the American military is a complicated one.

To tell the story of the U.S. military without honoring Black soldiers would be a true injustice.

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Remembering the Tuskegee Airmen.


A project to create a monument honoring Black veterans has received a $600,000 grant from the state of New York.


Members of the 333rd Field Army Battalion were honored posthumously by the U.S. government.

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After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."


On this Memorial Day, we celebrate the fine men and women who fought and continue to fight bravely for our country. Though, every year, there are always a few soldiers whose contributions to the U.S. Armed Forces were never recognized or celebrated. SEE ALSO: 5-Year-Old Asks To Touch Obama’s Hair Want to Keep Up With […]

Two members of the famous Buffalo Soldiers were honored yesterday in the South Bronx when a renovated park was named after them. Officially renamed the Charlton Thompson Memorial Garden, the once neglected park’s renovations were a six-year effort by veterans who wanted to honor the two Bronx heroes for their sacrifice. Army Sgt. Cornelius Charlton and […]

WASHINGTON — Imagine U.S. combat troops and aviators wearing body armor that fits so poorly that it’s tough to position a weapon to shoot, combat uniforms with knee pads that hit around mid-shin and flight suits that make it nearly impossible to urinate while in flight.