N Carolina African-American veteran dies at age 100
RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina woman believed to be one of the last African-American women to serve overseas during World War II has died at the age of 100. Haywood Funeral Home in Raleigh said on its website that Millie Dunn Veasey died March 9 and ...
Johnston Elementary students explore African-American history
In celebration of African-American History Month and History Night, Johnston Elementary’s version of a walk through history included an evening filled with historical music, art, social studies projects and a wax museum. Parents and other guests were ...
Head coach first African-American to win Idaho state title
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A FedEx employee in 1997, Marsell Colbert wasn't surprised to learn he was Coeur d'Alene's first African-American courier. Colbert was eight years removed from leaving a rough Maryland neighborhood for a basketball scholarship at ...
Bridgeport honors first African-American to sit on City Council
Mayor Joe Ganim joined City Council members as Lafayette Street and South Frontage Road was officially redesignated Winifred Timberlake Way. Council members Jeanette Herron and Denese Taylor Mayor say that Winifred Timberlake blazed a trail for them and ...
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