Montford Point Marines

The Takeaway: First Black Marines Remembered; Loretta Lynn Hospitalized; New Hope For Hearing Loss

Posted on 10/24/2011 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayTomorrow, Congress will vote on whether to award the Congressional Gold Medal to America’s first black Marines, known as the Montford Point Marines. Country superstar Loretta Lynn, 76, has been hospitalized for pneumonia. And ‘hearing loop’ technology installed in public places can help those with hearing aids receive sound more clearly.