Congress initiates plans to honor Prince with gold medal

Minnesota’s Congressional delegation is introducing a resolution on Oct. 25 to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the legendary Prince, citing his “indelible mark on Minnesota and American culture. The medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian honors and past recipients include George Washington, the Wright Brothers, Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, the Navajo […]

All-Black, all-female WWII battalion to receive Congressional Gold Medal

The nation’s only all-Black and all-female battalion is set to finally be honored for their indelible service in the United States Army during World War II. The 6888 Central Postal Directory Battalion, which set off overseas in 1945 and worked in unsanitary, unheated and rat-infested warehouses for months, is reportedly on track to be awarded […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King bestowed Congressional Gold Medal

This years marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In an official ceremony, Congress will hold a commemoration and Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. A bill was passed to authorize the president to award a gold medal […]

10 Martin Luther King Jr. quotes you might have missed

Martin Luther King Jr. not only received a Nobel Peace Prize in addition to numerous other awards his life matched his message of nonviolence. His message is still one that every day we have to fight to pass on to our youth. In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day listed below are 10 very […]