May 20, 2013
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Life took him from a daring sea escape to a stint in Congress.
May 14, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: A white reader wants to learn about a Civil War vet interred with his ancestors.
February 25, 2013
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Before the Tuskegee Airmen, there was Eugene Jacques Bullard.
December 31, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: It was formed long before the Emancipation Proclamation.
July 23, 2012
Take a road trip following in the footsteps of the Civil War's black enlisted men.
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onMay 23, 2012
These memorials celebrate our fallen men in uniform, from the Tuskegee Airmen to buffalo soldiers.
January 31, 2012
The 86-year-old is happy the Montford Point Marines are finally getting recognition.
January 31, 2012
From Crispus Attucks to the Montford Point Marines, blacks have a deep history of military service.
January 26, 2012
A first lady, a civil rights icon and a pilot aided the Tuskegee Airmen, says Henry Louis Gates Jr.
by Edmund Newton onJanuary 13, 2012
One of the first black Marines, Theodore Peters, tells The Root why he still serves his community after all these years.
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