Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman, 1892 – 1926, was a legendary aviation pioneer of mixed African and Native-American ancestry. Due to racial restrictions in the United States at that time, Coleman traveled to France where she learned French and received an international...
March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month

March is Womens History Month We celebrate women’s history to honor the struggles and achievements of those that came before us, and to give examples to our future changemakers.  It is important to highlight where we came from to make a better future. Women did not...
TUSKEGEE AIRMEN PASS “THE TEST”

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN PASS “THE TEST”

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN PASS “THE TEST” The 99th Fighter Squadron Commander Major George “Spanky” Roberts reads a telegram of Congratulations” from General John Hawkins to eight Tuskegee Airmen pilots. During World War II, the battle for Anzio,...
Lt. Col. Howard Baugh and The Tuskegee Airmen

Lt. Col. Howard Baugh and The Tuskegee Airmen

Lt. Col. Howard Baugh and The Tuskegee Airmen   During WWII, Tuskegee Airmen Lt. Col Howard L. Baugh (1920 – 2008) was assigned to the 99th Fighter Squadron where he flew P-40 and P-51 aircraft. On January 27, 1944, he was part of a mission of 16 fighter...
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