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Honoring African-American veterans


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A ceremony was held May 26 at the Jessie Clipper Monument at William Street and Michigan Avenue to remember the African Americans who have given their lives in service to their county for over two centuries. Here, Sgt. Major Henry Curtis from the Jesse Clipper American Legion Post 430 talks about Jessie Clipper, who was the first African American to die in World War I. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

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