From comedians to rappers and beyond, many famous Black people have also served in the United States military. Let's salute them on Veterans Day.

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.

Race Matters

Former Marine Conley Monk Jr. filed a lawsuit claiming Black veterans have been discriminated against by the VA for decades.

Black News

Remembering the Tuskegee Airmen.

Good News

The first monument honoring the bravery and heroism of Black U.S. veterans was unveiled in Buffalo.

An open letter is calling on Joe Biden to ensure Black veterans' needs and concerns are finally prioritized after what they described as centuries of neglect and unequal treatment by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


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


The National Museum of African American History and Culture is shedding light on the unsung stories of Black people who served in the military.

James Blakely, a 97-year-old veteran, is battling his landlord to stay in an apartment he believes was given to him five years ago rent free.

African Americans veterans will be honored with a national monument at a park in upstate New York slated for construction in 2018.

George Watts has been waiting 70 years for the U.S. Army to issue the medals he earned in a segregated unity during World War II.

The EJI’s “Lynching In America: Targeting Black Veterans” report documents the physical violence and social humiliation African-American service people faced in the United States.