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NABVETS, YOUR #1 SOURCE OF SUPPORT AND INFORMATION FOR BLACK VETERANS

NABVETS for Justice: Chapters starting and growing in some of America’s most segregated cities

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NABVETS FIGHTING FOR BLACK VETERANS IN AMERICA’S MOST SEGREGATED COMMUNITIES   Some people wonder why the “Nabvets- National Association for Black Veterans” was created in Milwaukee Wisconsin back in 1969. Well, it turns out that Milwaukee is America’s most segregated city – it was then and it is now. And the consequences of Milwaukee’s form of Apartheid is seen in Wisconsin’s high incarceration of Black men (the highest percentage in the country), the joblessness of Black men (leads the country),

162 Veterans Send Letter to National Guard in Ferguson, Telling Them to Stand Down

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162 active duty military and veterans have sent an open letter to Missouri National Guard members asking them to stand down. At the time of this writing there were 162 signatures on the letter but names were still being added. The letter is obviously from supporters of Michael Brown. It doesn’t offer much for those with differing opinions. However, whether or not the Grand Jury made the right decision in choosing not to indict, the letter does bring about another

A LOSING BATTLE: How the Army denies veterans justice without anyone knowing

African American Veterans are disproportionately given less-than-honorable-discharge

NABVETS fights for Veterans with Less than Honorable Discharge An obscure Army panel is supposed to correct errors or remove injustices. Many believe it’s rigged. After almost a decade in the Army reserves, Chuck Luther was deployed to Iraq in 2006. It was hell. An IED killed four men in his unit, including his best friend. A mortar blast left him partially deaf with splitting headaches. Luther started to unravel. What happened next would start a five year battle with

FERGUSON OUTRAGE: NABVETS CHALLENGES BLACK VETERANS TO MAKE POSITIVE IMPACT IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.“ Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1969 NABVETS has challenged African American veterans to get involved in efforts to improve their community.   For many veterans, the events unfolding in Ferguson is an echo of the summers of 1968 and 1969 when African Americans and many others protested against what many considered an institutionally racist system of oppression.   Out of the maelstrom of