Black girl magic: ‘First Captain’ Simone Askew leads Army cadets

The year of 2017 continues to shine with Black Girl Magic as Cadet Captain Simone Askew, 20, led the “March On” at this year’s Army-Navy Game. Askew is the first Black woman in the history of West Point to hold the designation of “first captain” and is considered an exemplary cadet among the student body. […]

West Point cadets may have taken it too far with Black Lives Matter pic

An image of 16 Black female cadets at the elite US Military Academy known as West Point has sparked controversy and outrage. The image shows the cadets raising their fists and displaying sabers in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. However, such actions of political expression are strictly forbidden at the military academy and is […]

The Buffalo Soldiers Museum Unveils ‘On Wheels Exhibit’

The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club and the ninth and 10th Horse Calvary Association Houston chapter presented the unveiling of Burl Washington’s original watercolor painting “The Briefing.” The painting is an illustration of a military briefing of Buffalo Soldiers with General John “Black Jack” Pershing and Major Charles Young. General Pershing was the commanding general of […]