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Angus Hardie Jamerson, one of the first black Marines, has died at age 89

  • Angus Hardie Jamerson, one of the first black U.S. Marines, has died at age 89, the Associated Press reported. 
  • Jamerson, who went by Jay, was a member of the so-called Montford Point Marines
  • They were the first wave of black Marines who served in the U.S. military after President Franklin Roosevelt directed the Marine Corps to accept black recruits in 1941.
  • Jamerson was drafted in 1945, while he was a student at Morehouse College. 
  • He his fellow black Marines trained at Montford Point, a segregated training facility outside of Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Read more

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The killer punch of the mantis shrimp is the fastest strike in the animal kingdom, a skill that goes hand in hand with its extraordinary eyesight. They can see an invisible level of reality using polarized light, which could lead to a breakthrough in detecting cancer. A new Deep Look from @KQEDscience and @pbsdigitalstudios!

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