'Trailblazing' Black Regiment remembered in Portsmouth

Posted 8/26/13

PORTSMOUTH — Alan Hoffman took out a throwback Brooklyn Dodgers cap and placed it on his head.

In doing so, the Harvard Law School grad, who grew up in Brooklyn, was making a comparison between the "Black Regiment" Continental Army unit …

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