| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Although the Tuskegee Airmen have a lengthy history that stretches back to a small program at the Tuskegee Institute, “Red Tails” focuses on the exploits of the 332nd Fighter Group based at the Ramitelli air base...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Hagerstown residents Patricia Johnson and her granddaughter, Michele Sonntag, said they're planning a special date Friday.
The two are going to the movies to see "Red Tails," a film that tells the story of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:00 AM
"Red Tails," the years-long project of director George Lucas, is sure to bring some overdue attention to the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black aviation unit that fought discrimination in the U.S. military as well as our enemies in World War II. Reviews for...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Herbert Carter and Mildred Hemmons had no time for dating in the early months of 1942.
He was training to become a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first military program for African-American pilots.
She was the bold, daring woman who...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Students from HISD and Aldine ISD were treated to a free screening of the new film "Red Tails"about the first African American men to fly U.S. fighter planes. The men have become known as the Tuskegee Airmen since their training took place in Tuskegee,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Bertram Levy was a member of the grounds crew for the famed Tuskegee Airmen. In February of 2012 he sat down for an interview with Eye Opener Philly's, Ashley Johnson. In this video clip from the interview, Bertram recalls the bonds that united all the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:05 AM
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| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Fighting the enemy overseas and fighting prejudice at home. That's the role the Tuskegee Airmen played during and after World War II.
Students at Collegiate School in Wichita learned about the group's history on Thursday.
The 'Rise Above' exhibit...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:20 PM
James Dixon joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1954 as a black officer in an era of widespread racial prejudice. Police posts were segregated and blacks were not allowed in patrol cars
On Tuesday, a quarter-century after he retired as a sergeant,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:27 AM
There's something fresh to do every day this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
+ MONDAY: New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl MPV Eli Manning will be going to Disney World. He'll be honored in a parade down Magic Kingdom's Main...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:03 PM
It's not very often you meet a real life American hero, but that's exactly what Dr. Dempsey Morgan is.
During an era when blacks still weren't readily encouraged to get an education, Morgan attended two universities along with the esteemed West Point...