Tuskegee Airman featured at program
Lakeland Community College, Veteran’s Center, Women’s Center, Men’s Resource Center, Diversity Committee and division of Arts and Sciences will present Harold Brown, Tuskegee Airman and World War II pilot with “Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman at noon, Nov. 8, in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center on the campus in Kirtland.
The Tuskegee Airmen overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II. The proved conclusively that African Americans could fly and maintain sophisticated combat aircraft. The Tuskegee Airmen’s Achievements together with the men and women who supported them paved the way for full integration of the U.S. Military.
The event is free and open to the public. Brown’s book will be for sale for $35 each.
For details, call 440525-7491.