by Colbert I. King onMay 28, 2013
Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King reflects on what the country owes veterans, especially in light of the disrespect shown in Washington, D.C., to the recent observance of the Bureau of Colored Troops' 150th anniversary.
by Stephen Rusiniak onMay 27, 2013
This Memorial Day, Stephen Rusiniak writes in the New Jersey Record about how watching one man grieve the loss of his son made him also choke up.
by Genetta M. Adams onMay 22, 2013
These high-ranking leaders are rare and serve their country with distinction.
by Lynette Holloway onMay 28, 2012
The White House released the president's Memorial Day proclamation, which included a prayer for peace.
May 28, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron might not have been a journalist, but the poet and musician was sure enough a social commentator who could "make it sing."
May 27, 2011
Despite strides made in previous decades, African Americans are a tiny fraction of military brass. Former Army Secretary Clifford Alexander explains why.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 27, 2011
It was 1865, and many of the organizers were recently freed slaves.
May 28, 2010
This holiday weekend Vox Africanus honors the men and women who've died while in military service.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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