Tuskegee Air­man fea­tured at pro­gram

The News Herald (Willoughby, OH) - - Community -

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.

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