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  A look at the 1940’s war involving the United States of America among other countries taking on Germany.   (CNN) — Here is a look at what you need to know about D-Day. Allied troops invaded Normandy on June 6, 1944. Facts: June 6, 1944 – D-Day, World War II, the Allied invasion of […]

On June 11, 1964, only eight days after the Civil Rights Act had passed, three black men, soldiers and teachers at the U.S. Army Reserves,…

Washington (CNN) — As the country heads into the Memorial Day weekend, there are still almost 1.5 million U.S soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed in war zones or combat missions worldwide. So far, more than 6,700 U.S. servicemen and women have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and at least 50,000 more […]

(CNN) — Here’s a look at what you need to know about Memorial Day, a day honoring American soldiers who died serving the country in wars. This year Memorial Day is May 27, 2013. Other Facts: Celebrated on the last Monday in May. Several towns claim to be the originators of Memorial Day but Congress […]

(CNN) — President Barack Obama gave a special salute Monday to Americans who lost their lives fighting in the Korean War, noting the upcoming 60th anniversary of the conflict’s end, and asked Americans to remember the troops’ work in Afghanistan as that war winds down. “Last Memorial Day, I stood here and spoke about how, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Marine Week will land in the Rock and Roll capital from June 11-17. Throughout the week, Marines will be stationed at Public Square, Gateway Plaza, Voinovich Park and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame giving Clevelanders the chance to talk with the Marines and climb aboard a variety of the […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – Three Soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard’s 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were killed in action and several others were critically wounded during an attack Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Maimanah, the capital of the Faryab province in northern Afghanistan. More information will be provided 24 hours after all the […]

President Obama confirmed plans to have all U.S. troops out of Iraq by Jan. 1, formally ending the war that began more than 8 1/2 years ago and has taken more than 4,400 American lives. “After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over,” Obama said at the White House, adding that most […]

Many Americans have people close to them who are serving in the armed forces. They need our prayers too. In particular all our young men and women who are in uniform serving this country in the climate we are in now. Things have been insanely chaotic for them the last few years. Let’s remember them […]

Street Soldiers with Basheer Jones is every Sunday at 9pm. Listen to last weeks show, 10-10-10.

A new multimedia exhibit at WRHS, Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era, explores the issues, actions, reactions and expressions of life and culture of African Americans as they were impacted by Civil Rights and the war in Vietnam.    Just one month after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. publicly expressed his opposition to […]

Resent police incident with Collinwood high school students who are peacefully protesting. Police use excessive force when dealing with two teenage girls. Video is disturbing. Was this type of force deserved? FIND OUT HOW TO HELP BELOW! These Students walked out of Collinwood High School in protest of massive school cuts. The Cleveland police responded […]