Congressional Gold Medal
The fearless vet was part of the coveted Montford Point Marines, one of the first marine units comprised of Black men in the 40s.
Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley are posthumously being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.
A New Jersey school was renamed to honor the legacy of Tuskegee Airman Malcolm E. Nettingham.
A bill has been proposed to award the Harlem Hellfighters with a Congressional Gold Medal.
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his heroics during the attempted coup at the Capitol on Jan. 6
NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Dr. Christine Darden will receive Congressional Gold Medals.
Saluting the Queen of Soul.
Congresswoman Terri Sewell wants the Civil Rights marchers of Selma to be recognized by Congress for the work and sacrifices they made in the fight for voting rights for African Americans. Rep. Sewell joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the bill she has put forth in order to award the “foot soldiers” of […]
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