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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...
  • MLK Parade Set Up

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles, along the parade route of the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. "Kingdom Day Parade". This year's theme is "The Dream Will Continue to Live and Grow". The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Western Avenue and Martin...
  • 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...
  • A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story

    A midair courtship: Tuskegee's historic love story
    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...
  • New film inspires students to new heights

    New film inspires students to new heights
    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,...
  • 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...