Latest "Black soldiers" stories
The traffic stop of Lt. Caron Nazario in rural Virginia was a grim reminder to many Black Americans that even being in military uniform doesn't necessarily protect them from mistreatment by police.
National Museum of African American History to display temporary exhibit on WWI’s impact on African Americans
Retired Army Col. Krewasky Salter curated the exhibit, titled “We Return Fighting: The African American Experience in World War I."
By Diana Stancy
Cathay Williams was the only documented female buffalo soldier. From 1866 to 1868, an uneducated, illiterate former slave managed to deceive her fellow soldiers, officers and post medical personnel.
By Kay Grant