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Racism Affects Families from Generation to Generationnew

In the 1940s and '50s, university segregation prevented many black and Latino GIs from obtaining higher education promised by the GI Bill.
Jackson Free Press  |  JFP Staff  |  07-01-2013  |  Race & Class

From Solider to Student: Colorado Vets See Growing Support on Campusnew

Some questioned the reception veterans received on campus a couple of years ago. Today, many veterans acknowledge that they felt some trepidation about coming to a such a liberal, anti-war campus environment, but they say they have received nothing but encouragement and gratitude.
Boulder Weekly  |  Marissa Hermanson and Jeff Dodge  |  11-09-2009  |  War

Think You Know John McCain?new

The Republican presidential candidate makes much of his loyalty to and support for this nation's armed forces, as well as the suffering he endured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. So why won't he support a new and improved version of the G.I. Bill for those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  05-02-2008  |  Politics

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