The government plans to execute a former Black soldier. It would be the first military execution since 1961.
Thursday's decision follows two other major milestones for LGBTQ with regards to the military – in 2011, the "don't ask don't tell" policy was expelled, and in 2015, the Pentagon expanded the Defense Department's equal opportunity program.
Many U.S. soldiers survived the battlefields in Afghanistan and Iraq, only to face internal battles with post-traumatic stress disorder and thoughts of suicide once they return home. According to statistics, 22 veterans take their lives each day, totaling over 8,000 individuals a year. Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien follows a few of these soldiers as they grapple […]
Comedian Larry Wilmore caused a lot of controversy after using the “n-word” during his speech at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on Saturday night. Despite the negative backlash, the White House has come to his defense, saying President Obama “appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore’s expressions on Saturday night.” White House Press Secretary Josh […]
Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with celebrity stylist and star of WeTV’s Cutting It In The ATL, Mushiya Tshikuka, about the restrictions of…
Lewis, who tweeted he was "grateful" for the honor, reportedly cried when he was informed of the idea months ago.
After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."
When a controversy erupted over Black female Marine’s hairstyles last year, some observers thought Black women in the military were asking for special treatment. But the argument…
To our men and women who protect and serve our country, we salute you and will never forget… A man who lays down his life for another is to be honored. Please join in on some events to salute veterans in Richmond and across Virginia this week and weekend at www.virginia.org/veteransday
Sgt. Michael Walker was arrested by FBI agents Wednesday after a federal grand jury indicted him for murder in the Nov. 14, 2014 stabbing death of his wife, Catherine Walker.
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