Tuskegee Airmen Archives

On Memorial Day, remember our most loyal and ill-treated troops

May 26, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of African American men enlisted and fought for a nation that saw them as second-class citizens. They deserve our thanks. Hundreds of thousands of African-American men enlisted and fought for a nation that saw them as second- class citizens. They deserve our thanks. While serving as a sentry with French forces in… [Read More]

Spare a special moment for Black veterans

November 12, 2020

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a Californian, someone of Eastern European background, an Italian-American and an Irish-American. In the movie‚Äôs standard setup, we learn their motivation: a brother/ friend lost at… [Read More]