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  • Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day

    Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day
    Many people have heard of the Tuskegee Airmen, but few have heard of the Montford Point Marines. They're America's first African-American Marines, but were made to train apart from whites in a separate part of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina called...
  • 'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism

    'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism
    *1/2 (out of four) Unlike its TV commercial, “Red Tails” thankfully features no dubstep music. (Besides, everyone knows WWII pilots were mostly into chillwave.) It’s one of the few things the movie does right. Dramatizing the program...
  • Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist

    Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist
    Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89. Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
  • Studio On The Run: '90210' Actor Tristan Wilds On New Film 'Red Tails'

    Studio On The Run: '90210' Actor Tristan Wilds On New Film 'Red Tails'
    Actor Tristan Wilds hopped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio On The Run to talk about starring as Dixon Wilson on the popular CW reboot of "90210" for the last four seasons. He also recently released his debut EP, Remember, Remember. Wilds also has an upcoming...
  • George Lucas on ''Red Tails' controversy

    George Lucas on ''Red Tails' controversy
    As George Lucas gears up for the Friday release of his latest film "Red Tails", he speaks openly about the adversity he faced bringing the epic tale of America's first all-black combat aviator team, known as the Tuskegee Airmen, to the big screen. In a...
  • You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on

    You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on
    "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...
  • Philadelphia Tuskegee Airman Reshapes History

    Philadelphia Tuskegee Airman Reshapes History
    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...
  • This week at the attractions: Eli Manning, Mardi Gras, Foreigner, Tuskegee Airmen

    This week at the attractions: Eli Manning, Mardi Gras, Foreigner, Tuskegee Airmen
    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...
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...