Floyd Carter Sr., one of the remaining Tuskegee Airmen and NYPD veteran, dies at 95 | New York Daily News The decorated veteran of three wars and 27 years with the NYPD died Thursday at age 95, leaving a long legacy as a groundbreaking hero pilot and a city police detective.

The decorated veteran of three wars and 27 years with the NYPD died Thursday at age 95, leaving a long legacy as a groundbreaking hero pilot and a city police detective.

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A Century Later, a Little-Known Mass Hanging of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us | The Progressive “The riot was a problem created by community policing in a hostile environment. It’s up to people now to decide whether there are lessons relevant to the present.” -Paul Matthews, founder of Houston’s Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

“The riot was a problem created by community policing in a hostile environment. It’s up to people now to decide whether there are lessons relevant to the present.” – Paul Matthews, founder of Houston’s Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

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Rollins Edwards, survivor of secret WWII mustard gas experiments and Summerville black leader, dies | The Post and Courier A civil rights pioneer in Dorchester County and World War II veteran who was subject to classified Army chemical weapons tests and forced to keep quiet about the experience for decades, has died.

A civil rights pioneer in Dorchester County and World War II veteran who was subject to classified Army chemical weapons tests and forced to keep quiet about the experience for decades, has died.

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1st Black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death | The Philadelphia Tribune With a doctoral degree in physical chemistry — a rarity among test pilots — Lawrence was “definitely on the fast track,” Crippen said. He graduated from high school at age 16 and college at 20.

With a doctoral degree in physical chemistry — a rarity among test pilots — Lawrence was “definitely on the fast track,” Crippen said. He graduated from high school at age 16 and college at 20.

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