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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roger 'Bill' Terry dies at 87; member of WWII Tuskegee Airmen

    Roger 'Bill' Terry dies at 87; member of WWII Tuskegee Airmen
    Roger "Bill" Terry, the only member of the all-black group of World War II pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen convicted in what became known as the Freeman Field Mutiny, died of heart failure Thursday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center....
  • Percy Sutton dies at 89; civil rights attorney represented Malcolm X

    Percy Sutton dies at 89; civil rights attorney represented Malcolm X
    Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89. Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for New York Gov. David Paterson,...
  • Robert Searcy dies at 88; member of Tuskegee Airmen in World War II

    Robert Searcy dies at 88; member of Tuskegee Airmen in World War II
    Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, died of colon cancer Sept. 7 at his granddaughter's home in Atlanta. He was 88. Searcy was born in Mount...