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Day: April 10, 2007

Tuskee Airman Finally Get Their Due

Tuskee Airman Finally Get Their Due

In 1941, African American men began training with the Army Air Corps. They were the pilots of the Tuskegee Institute of Alabama. They fought against the Axis in World War II. They fought the enemy in the air and racism back home. They escorted Allied bombers and downed 250 enemy planes. Despite their successes, the men came back home to find nothing had changed. They military ignored them. The public still saw them as inferior. It didn’t matter they they…

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