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United States forces have killed a senior Islamic State commander and captured his wife during a raid in Syria. NY Daily News reports: Defense Secretary…

Great news for Baltimore students! The Thurgood Marshall College Fund has announced a new program to help engage students in STEM education, leading to both STEM literacy and an increase in the participation in the STEM workforce.  If you didn’t know, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math. The Vivian Burey Marshall STEM Pilot Initiative, in partnership with […]

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…

  Each year, the White House grants the Presidential Medal of Freedom to individuals who have made major social, political, and cultural contributions to the country.…

Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee and Gwen Moore are two of 17 women in the Congressional Black Caucus. When news broke recently that the Pentagon was…

Wednesday, Roland Martin was joined by a panel of black women in the military to discuss a new Army ban on certain natural hairstyles. The…

Via Foxbaltimore.com The mother of a soldier from Maryland said daughter wanted to be a pilot when she graduated from West point High School. Lynn Knutson said Sunday that her daughter Capt. Sara Knustson was very clear that she didn’t want to join the Army to sit behind a desk all day.  Sara was killed […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will join Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Rep. John Sarbanes at the ceremony on held today. The ceremony honor veterans in Baltimore. State and local officials  are expected to attend. Read More. Walmart Workers Cry Foul Over ‘Black Friday’ Hours Police: Stepfather Fatally Struck Boy, 3, While “Play Boxing” Victory […]

Already having his name added to the annals of history as the sixth African-American four-star general of the U.S. Army, Gen. Dennis Via (pictured) has…

Hundreds of American soldiers were cremated and dumped into a Virginia landfill without notifying a majority of the families. SEE ALSO: Biggest Villains of 2011 Biggest Christmas Toy Fads