Tuskegee Airmen

Brown flew in 68 combat missions for the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots in U.S. history, but he was also a committed to public service as an educator and university leader.

Seventy-five years ago, a group of men made history. Those men were the Tuskegee Airmen. Today, they are being celebrated for their achievements in a…

The storied history of the military’s first Black air squadron, the Tuskegee Airmen, has been well documented over the decades. However, a recent discovery has…

Milton Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. https://t.co/5SaFgJwSnV pic.twitter.com/k0cvK4SYsm — Dothan Eagle (@dothaneagle) November 18, 2015 Milton Crenchaw, one of…

Experts say that today's housing discrimination is still present and is much more subtle, as Black renters are turned away from certain areas.

Police in St. Louis are searching for suspects who robbed and carjacked a 93-year-old Tuskegee airman in two separate incidents Sunday. The first incident occurred when…

Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama is the first black college to be considered a registered national historic landmark and the only to be declared a…

The historic Smithsonian National African-American History Museum has received its first arrivals that will be on display for all to see at its grand opening…

Mildred Carter of Tuskegee was Alabama’s first licensed black female pilot. She earned her pilot’s license on February 1, 1941. With 150 hours of flight…

The Tuskegee Airmen were formed in 1941 in Tuskegee, Alabama. They would serve as the first black members of America’s Air Force. Among those enlisted…

By theGrio.com From The Huffington Post: Making your debut as a feature film director is already enough of a high-pressure situation, but for “Red Tails” director Anthony Hemingway, it was a once-in-a-lifetime scenario. “Red Tails,” a rollicking World War II adventure movie about the Tuskegee Airmen — the highly decorated all-black aviation unit that ran […]

Tom Joyner, the top rated nationally syndicated morning radio show presented Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation at his alma mater, Tuskegee University, Monday, January 16. Immediately after doing The Tom Joyner Morning Show from 6 AM to 10 AM ET, Joyner flew to Tuskegee Alabama, made a speech that saluted Dr. King and the […]