SOURCE: Black Perspectives
by Holly A. Pinheiro, Jr.
Widows and surviving children of Black veterans of the Civil War used their status as pensioners to claim belonging in the nation, but authorities frequently allowed notions of respectability rooted in white supremacy to undermine them.
SOURCE: NY Post
Pension report shows that a historian continues to be the highest paid pensioner in New York State education system
Edgar McManus, 93, a retired Queens College history professor, received $561,286 last year.
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