Tuskegee Airmen

One of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen has died. Lt. Col. Robert Friend, who flew 142 combat missions in World War II passed away on Saturday from sepsis. He was 99 years old. Friend was a member of the Airmen, an elite group of African-American military pilots who fought the Nazis during the Second World War, […]

Willie Rogers, who also served with the Red Tail Angels, passed away from complications from a previous stroke.

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…

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…

Clarence E. Huntley, Jr. (pictured left) and Joseph Shambrey (pictured right), both 91, were lifelong friends and members of prestigious air fleet the Tuskegee Airmen. Both gentlemen passed away…

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…