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Should We ‘Scrap’ Black History Month? Part 2: A Perspective Offered by Jason L. Riley, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow

Jason L. Riley is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and Wall Street Journal contributor, and the author of “Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed” and “False Black Power.”   In an opinion article for the Wall Street Journal, Riley wrote...

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African American Women in the Armed Forces, Part 1: Cathay Williams AKA William Cathay, the First Known Black Female Soldier

It is almost impossible to discuss African American Women in the Armed Forces without mentioning the very first known Black female soldier, Cathay Williams, also known as William Cathay. Cathay, born November 4, 1842, was an enslaved young woman who was emancipated by Union Soldiers...

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