| Jun 14, 2009
Roger "Bill" Terry, the only member of the all-black group of World War II pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen convicted in what became known as the Freeman Field Mutiny, died of heart failure Thursday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center....
| Dec 28, 2009
Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89.
Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for New York Gov. David Paterson,...
| Sep 19, 2009
Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, died of colon cancer Sept. 7 at his granddaughter's home in Atlanta. He was 88.
Searcy was born in Mount...
| Feb 1, 2010
Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot, who also broke racial barriers as an executive at a major U.S. company and founder of a venture capital firm, died Wednesday in New York City. He was...
| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Times staffer Molly Hennessy-Fiske's obituary on Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, is posted. Here's an excerpt: Searcy was born in......
| Dec 28, 2008
Military figures (our listing of deaths from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be found at http://projects.latimes.com/wardead)
Army Lt. Gen. Robert Haldane, 83; led battalion that found the infamous Cu Chi tunnels during the Vietnam War (March 5)...