Waverly Woodson

Waverly Woodson Jr. is one step closer to being honored by the Pa. House
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Cherri Gregg
September 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania House to posthumously honor a black World War II hero from West Philadelphia has overcome its first political obstacle. Read more here.
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World War II
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June 19, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio goes in depth with a special podcast presentation on the forgotten heroes of World War II: black soldiers. African-American soldiers played a key role in D-Day, yet their stories remain largely untold. KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri...
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Joann Woodson
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Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2019 - 10:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There used to be a prevailing myth that no black men participated in D-Day — by far one of the most important days of World War II. But a closer look reveals that some African-American soldiers played a key role on Omaha Beach, and their stories still remain largely...
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