Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tuskegee Airmen
Tuskegee Airman John Lyle Dead at 98
January 10, 2019
The members of the nation's first black fighter squadron won acclaim for their aerial prowess and bravery, despite a military that imposed segregation on its African-American recruits while respecting the rights of German prisoners. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen Wilfred DeFour Dies at 100 in NYC
December 9, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who served as an aircraft technician with the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen died Saturday at age 100. ... read more »
Joe Adams, Longtime Manager of Ray Charles Dies at 94
July 6, 2018
Known as the 'man behind the man', Adams was instrumental in Charles' rise as a cultural icon. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen Experience
November 17, 2016
The Tuskegee Airmen Experience began with the first aviation class of 13 cadets on July 19, 1941 ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen receive Congressional Gold Medal
November 16, 2016
The Tuskegee Airmen refers to pilots, bombardiers, maintenance and other support staff who trained as a segregated unit at an air base in Tuskegee, Alabama ... read more »
Oldest Documented Tuskegee Airman Passes at 106
November 3, 2016
Walter Crenshaw, Jr. served as an Administrative Assistant to the Provost Marshall at Tuskegee Army Air Field ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen Inc. celebrates 75 years, mourns passing of WWII hero Dr. Roscoe C. Brown
July 13, 2016
Prior to the Tuskegee Airmen, Jim Crow laws prevented the existence of African American pilots ... read more »
Roscoe Brown Jr., Tuskegee Airman and educator, dies at 94
July 6, 2016
Roscoe Brown Jr., who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and was a longtime New York City educator, has died. ... read more »
‘Fly’ Takes Your Breath Away
February 10, 2016
Over the last decade, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen has been illustrated in various mediums, but “Fly” takes the saga to another level. With a cast of talented actors, an outstanding director and creative set design, viewers are transported to 1940s to witness the history-making experiences of the airmen. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman, Calvin Spann dies at 90
September 9, 2015
Lieutenant Calvin Spann, who was one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday in Allen, Texas. ... read more »
L.A. City Council ​Recognizes Tuskegee Airmen at L.A. City Hall
July 2, 2015
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson recognized the Tuskegee Airmen of Los Angeles during a full presentation at a recent City Council meeting ... read more »

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