military http://wrkf.org en Segregated Soliders: Military Training at the Core of the Fight for Civil Rights http://wrkf.org/post/segregated-soliders-military-training-core-fight-civil-rights <p>In his new book, “Segregated Soldiers: Military Training at Historically Black Colleges in the Jim Crow South”, historian Marcus Cox argues that African Americans leveraged military service to claim their civil rights.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:41:49 +0000 Ashley Westerman 18765 at http://wrkf.org Segregated Soliders: Military Training at the Core of the Fight for Civil Rights Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, Author Maria Goodavage, Peggy Polk of Project Purr http://wrkf.org/post/former-gov-edwin-edwards-author-maria-goodavage-peggy-polk-project-purr <p>Jim catches up with former Gov. Edwin Edwards. The 85-year-old was released from prison last year and is now planning on having a baby with his young wife.&nbsp;</p><p>Maria Goodavage, author of <a href="http://www.soldierdogs.com">"Soldier Dogs"</a>, reports on the military dogs being used in Afghanistan.&nbsp;</p><p>And, Peggy Polk, President of Project Purr, talks about saving felines in Baton Rouge.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:06:00 +0000 Jim Engster 3242 at http://wrkf.org