Two-Day Viewing, Funeral Service Held In Detroit For Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Alexander JeffersonThe two-day viewing for Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson began Thursday, July 7, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Public visitation will continue on Friday, and a funeral service will be held on Saturday.
Keeping the Future of Aviation Alive at the Black Pilots of America Gilbert A. Cargill ChapterAndreas Andreas, President of the Gilbert A. Cargill Chapter, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the purpose of his chapter, the history behind it, and where he found his love for aviation.
Tuskegee Airman Celebrates 100th Birthday, Gifted Key To DetroitLt. Col. Alexander Jefferson spent decades serving others and now the City of Detroit is sending him a big thank you, with a big celebration.
Celebrating the Life, Legacy of the Tuskegee Airman For Memorial DayIn honor of the Tuskegee Airman, Dr. Brian Smith, President of the Tuskegee Airman National Museum, joins Jackie Paige on this weeks Community Connect to talk about how the museum is upholding the legacy and honoring the lives of the brave men who served as Tuskegee Airmen.
Fly Away To The Past At Selfridge Military Air MuseumSteve Mrozek, Director of Selfridge Military Air Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the museums history and its importance to Michigan, the military, and the airmen who were stationed there.
Surviving Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, Shares His Stories On Community ConnectLt. Col. Alexander Jefferson joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his time as a Tuskegee Airmen, as well as his time as a POW during WWII.
WATCH NOW - Street Beat: Tuskegee AirmenStreet Beat pays tribute to black military heroes who had to fight racism before they could fight overseas.
Street Beat: Tuskegee Airmen and Montford Point MarinesThis week on a special episode of Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry pays tribute to black military heroes who had to fight racism before they could fight overseas.
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