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Black Marines

WATCH: Congress Honors 2 Of Nation's First Black Marines

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact

African-American veterans of World War II endured hardships not only on the battlefield, but also while facing severe racial inequalities of their tim...

Honoring the Legacy of African-American Marines

Lieutenant Colonel Kisha Flagg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Black Voices
Lieutenant Colonel Kisha Flagg

Seventy years ago the first African-American Marines endured grueling training at Montford Point Camp, breaking ground -- and breaking racial barriers -- to transform the face of the Corps. Because of those brave men, I am able to serve today.

Congress Honors First Black Marines

AP | ANDRES GONZALEZ | Posted 06.27.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II at a time segregation was an everyday...

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...