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James Dixon joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1954 as a black officer in an era of widespread racial prejudice. Police posts were segregated and blacks were not allowed in patrol cars On Tuesday, a quarter-century after he retired as a sergeant,...
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Willis Edwards, a civil rights and political activist in Los Angeles' African American community and the former leader of the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP who was a controversial force behind its entertainment industry Image Awards, has...
Tribune reportersFor more than 50 years, Elie Wiesel has provided a moral compass for the world, writing and advocating on human rights issues in the wake of his tragic experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust. His book "Night," recalling the terrors of the Auschwitz...
The first African-American Marines received some long-overdue recognition on Capitol Hill. They were called the Montford Point Marines. 19,000 black recruits in the 1940's had to train at a segregated post; and they were denied combat duty in World War...
Some of the young Marines attending a leadership seminar at Cleveland State University during Marine Week last month walked right by two generals to shake hands with a different kind of VIP. This Marine - later identified by others at the seminar as...
Bert Winzer, the son of florists, graduated from Emmaus High School in 1940 and made twine at an Allentown jute mill until the Army drafted him during World War II. He volunteered for an elite commando unit of Americans and Canadians called the 1st...
WEATHER Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds and a high temperature near 90 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a 60 percent chance of rain and a low temperature around 73 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning'...
Tags: HonFest, Dean Jones, Arts and Culture, Hampden, Heroin
When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort. But the worst of it, Howard...
World NowThe treason conviction and 33-year prison sentence given the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden last year has outraged U.S. leaders who see Shakeel Afridi as a hero in their campaign against terrorism. A Senate panel voted to slash...
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelWhat does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
TribLocal - Des Plaines » NewsFollowing the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the anti-Japanese hysteria that swept the country, one painful memory seems to linger above the rest for Chiye …...
Daily American Staff WriterThe perception may be that there is not a lot being accomplished in Washington, D.C. But local congressmen said that is not the case — at least in the House of Representatives. "There has not been a lot done in Congress," U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-...
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