Medal of Honor awarded to one of the first Black U.S. Special Forces officers
One of the first Black military officers to lead an elite unit in combat received the nation’s highest award for bravery on the battlefield. The awarding of the Medal of Honor rights what advocates say was a decades-long injustice. Geoff Bennett has the story and a conversation with retired Army Col. Paris Davis.
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