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First Black Marines Featured in ‘Our America: Mission Montford Point’

      History has largely overlooked the trailblazers who were the first Black men to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps, the Montford Point Marines, named after the segregated section of Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, where they trained. On Aug. 26, on the 80th anniversary of when the first Montford Point Marines set foot on the Marine base, ABC Owned Television Stations debuted the trailer of “Our America: Mission Montford Point.” […]