U.S. Senate approves plan to honor Black heroes of World War II

April 1996
Jet;4/1/96, Vol. 89 Issue 20, p63
Reports on the US Senate's approval of a resolution in support of honoring heroic Black soldiers who because of racism during World War II were denied the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for bravery. Call for President Bill Clinton to bring closure of the cases of about 10 Black heroes; Result of the Defense Department investigation committee; Efforts to honor Sergeant Rueben Rivers.


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