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Tuskegee Airmen

  • Some of the first African-Americans to fight for the US Army Air Corps in World War II are meeting in Orlando.The 46th National Tuskegee Airmen Convention honors the groundbreaking achievements of the Tuskegee Airmen, who confronted racial discrimination through their military service. Events include a ceremony remembering deceased members, a reunion of original airmen, and youth outreach.
  • Two of the first black pilots to fly combat missions overseas for the U.S. will speak at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach tonight. 90.7’s Renata Sago reports, they’ll share their challenges fighting Nazis and racism.