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U.S. Marshal Luke Moore

U.S. Marshal Luke Moore at Ole Miss, 1962 Many Americans are familiar with the now iconic images of James Meredith, the black student who desegregated the University of Mississippi in October 1962, surrounded by white U.S. marshals assigned to protect him and ensure that a U.S. Supreme Court desegregation order be enforced.  Few of us

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Gittens, Charles LeRoy

Gittens, Charles LeRoy (1928–2011) Charles L. Gittens was an American Secret Service agent.  He joined the Secret Service in 1956, becoming the agency’s first African American agent.  An Army veteran, Gittens began his career at the agency’s office in Charlotte, North Carolina.  However, he was soon posted to its New York field office, where he

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Bolden, Abraham

Bolden, Abraham (1935- ) Abraham Bolden, often erroneously referred to as the first black Secret Service Agent, was in fact the first black agent assigned to the prestigious White House Detail.  Bolden was born to Daniel and Ophelia Bolden in East St. Louis, Illinois on January 19, 1935.  He graduated from East St. Louis’s Lincoln

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Most Recent Book Release From Author

Release of  Latest Book. Our latest  book on the contribution of our forgotten Marshals is due for release on January 3rd, 2011. Features of the Book Author:  Robert Moore “The Presidents” Men Black United States Marshals in America” Black Marshal Publishing 3709 Kingsley Drive Springfield, Illinois 652711 Perfect Bound Size: 9 x 7 135  pages.

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