blacks in the military

W.E.B. DuBois' concept of the “double-consciousness” of the African American experience profoundly describes Colin Powell as a soldier, a career military man and a politician.

A new report reveals that Black troops are far more likely than whites to face court martial or other forms of military punishment.

Sixteen female West Point cadets, who took a photo with their arms raised in Black Power fists, did not violate a directive that warns against “partisan political activity” while in uniform

Their empowering gesture may violate a Department of Defense rule that warns against “partisan political activity” while in uniform.