In amidst a segregated military, the first African-American fighter pilots were commissioned to aid the defense of bombers in WWII. See the exceptional story of the Tuskegee Airman. In memory for my dad, a Tuskegee Airman.
Caption from the August issue of LIFE. ”In the middle of New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers.” Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Joan, a 19 year old freedom rider, was sentenced to two months in prison for her involvement in the integration of a Jackson, Mississippi bound train. She served more than the required two months because each addition day
William A Scott, III was a military photographer with the Engineer Combat Battalion. He Documented Atrocities Buchenwald Concentration Camp. His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in
gunner posing in front of a burning village ~ Vietnam War . A may not be in the Cold War by t I now that very young men sacrifice is country for democracy . My name is Jesus Joel Diaz i have 11 years and these are my words
My grandfather, a Tuskegee Airman, and his proud father