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Buffalo Soldiers
Black History Makers 1865-1914
February 11, 2021
The selected names and list order were inspired by the book “Great African Americans,” by Alison J. Keyes and Gloria Blakely. ... read more / view gallery »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday July 28, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
July 28, 2020
The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed in 1866. In 1992 this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Scrubbing California Landmarks of Racist Symbols – and the Word “Negro”
July 2, 2020
This past weekend, the Mississippi Legislature approved the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. It’s a sign of the times, historians say, that speaks to the turning spirit of the nation – even happening in a state that has remained a proud stronghold, clinging to enduring customs that nod to a romanticized version of the “Old South.”    ... read more »
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Celebration of Life: Ivan James Houston 1925 – 2020
March 12, 2020
Ivan J. Houston was born in Los Angeles, California, June 15, 1925, the second son to Norman O. Houston and Doris Young Houston. After graduating from L.A.'s Polytechnic High School in 1942 Ivan entered the University of California at Berkeley. The country was also engaged in World War II, and in 1943, he enlisted in the United States Army and was assigned to the legendary African American 92nd Infantry Division, also known as the famed Buffalo Soldiers. Returning from the war in 1945, he married Philippa, and reentered U.C. Berkeley, then received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1948. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of La Verne. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 28, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 28, 2019
On this day, July 28, 1866, The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed. In 1992, this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 25, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 25, 2019
On this day, July 25, 1992, a statue dedicated to the wise and fierce Buffalo Soldiers was dedicated in Kansas. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Harris Introduces Resolution to Honor Buffalo Soldiers
February 22, 2018
Following the conclusion of the Civil War, the United States Army allowed African-Americans to serve in segregated units. Two of these units, the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry, produced the “Buffalo Soldiers.” ... read more »
Historical marker commemorates ‘Buffalo soldiers’ in Vermont
December 3, 2016
A new historical marker on the site of a long-closed Army base is commemorating the Vermont basing of a regiment of African-American service members known as Buffalo Sold ... read more »
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Disneyland Resort Honors Buffalo Soldiers During Daily Flag Retreat Ceremony 
August 31, 2016
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, the Disneyland Resort and SALUTE, a Disneyland Resort Diversity Resource Group committed to providing a military perspective that will enhance the cast and guest experience, held a special flag retreat ceremony on Aug. 26 to honor the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10th Calvary Association. ... read more »
Famed African American Buffalo Soldiers of the U.S. Armed Forces
June 16, 2016
Honored by the State Senate at a Capitol Ceremony & Reception Sacramento – To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, an historic group of African American service members, ... read more »
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