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Arthur Ashe Jr. always wanted to make a profound change. Before he stepped on a tennis court, he perused encyclopedias and absorbed everything he could about London, France and Australia as a child. His plan was to play in Wimbledon, the French Open and Australian Open, so he needed to be well-versed on not only […]

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The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily.

The post For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits appeared first on theGrio.

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Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery groundskeepers in Tennessee unexpectedly discovered the grave site of prominent African-American soldier […]

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Black Newspapers’ Coverage of Black Soldiers’ Mistreatment Considered War Crime During World War II, the Black […]

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The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern town of Chibok, which was seized […]

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VIDEO - One national organization is paying it forward, and granting a deserving Jacksonville, Florida mother the gift of a new home...

The post Iraq war vet and mother presented with new home appeared first on theGrio.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials at Fort Campbell, Ky., say Tennessee Titan wide receiver Kenny Britt was charged with driving under the influence as he attempted to pass through a security gate at the Army installation...

The post Titans' Kenny Britt charged with DUI at Army post appeared first on theGrio.

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A decorated Southern California veteran who colleagues called “the way of the future” was named the 51st District’s Veteran of the Year...

The post LA Army captain named 'Veteran of the Year' appeared first on theGrio.

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