The Citadel plans to recognize the achievement and sacrifice of its first Black cadet. This long overdue honor comes 50 years after his enrollment.

After images surfaced online of eight students at The Citadel wearing what appears to be KKK hoods, officials at the renowned public military college in Charleston, South Carolina suspended the students and launched a probe, according to CNN and The New York Times. Citadel students wear pillowcases, claim they were performing as “Ghosts of Christmas Past": […]