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Black Veterans

Seattle Cops Sorry About Arresting 70-Year-Old Black Vet For No Reason

Gawker | Gabrielle Bluestone | Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices

This week, the Seattle Police Department issued an apology to a 70-year-old black veteran who was arrested last summer when a female officer apparentl...

Call of Duty: 17 Top Black Military Officers

The Root | Genetta M. Adams | Posted 11.11.2014 | Black Voices

For Veterans Day, we wanted to recognize some of the top African-American military officers in the U.S. armed forces who are serving their country wit...

Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country?

Ama Yawson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Ama Yawson

Given the fact that military men and women sacrifice so much, I believe that all members of the military regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation deserve to be honored and respected. Sadly, black women of the U.S. army are being severely dishonored and disrespected by Army Regulation 670-1.

VetJobs Veteran Employment Situation Report

Ted Daywalt | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Ted Daywalt

At VetJobs we continue to see the overall employment situation as marginally improving and the economy continues to remain basically stagnant, particularly as regards employment.

WATCH: A Look At the Lives of Germany's 'Brown Babies' Of World War II | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

The effects of a world war, race and identity would be challenging subjects individually, but two documentaries are taking on all three issues at onc...

A Victory For Black Vets

Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices

Congress will honor the nation's first group of black marines with the Congressional Gold Medal, America's highest civilian honor, for their service a...