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Stamp To Be Unveiled In Bryn Mawr To Honor Head Instructor For Tuskegee Airmen

The postage commemorating Charles Alfred Anderson will be unveiled March 13 at a ceremony in Bryn Mawr, the Philadelphia suburb where he grew up.

02/24/2014

("Red Tails," a dramatization of the Tuskegee Airmen, stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard.)

Home Video Report: From and About 1944

One fascinating home video available this week is a 1944 release, and another is a recent production recalling the challenges and exploits, in the same era, of the United States’ first black military pilots.

05/23/2012

(Credit: Photo Provided By Black History & Culture Showcase) Living Legends, The Tuskegee Airmen will be part of The Black History & Culture Showcase again this year.

Black History & Culture Showcase Held This Weekend In Philadelphia

The Black History and Culture Showcase is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend, where historic artifacts and living legends will be on-hand to help tell the story of the African American experience.

04/07/2012

(Henry Moore, with microphone, and Dr. Eugene Richardson, take questions from Philadelphia Freedom Schools students. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia School Marks Black History Month With Tuskegee Airmen Q&A

It was a live Black History Month lesson for a group of Philadelphia high school students. The instructors on this night were two men who broke barriers in the 1940s.

02/15/2012

(Teachers and students of Imhotep Charter School outside the Pearl Theatre, on North Broad Street.  Credit: John McDevitt.

A Philadelphia Charter School Makes ”Red Tails” Movie A Learning Experience

Students of the Imhotep Institute Charter High School went on a field trip to view the new movie “Red Tails” and talk about the subject.

01/25/2012

("Red Tails," a dramatization of the Tuskegee Airmen, stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard.)

Movie Review: ‘Red Tails’

If only the filmmakers telling this story were as high-flying and ambitious as the heroic characters their movie celebrates.

01/20/2012

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Prep Students, Retirement Community Team Up To Tell Veterans’ Stories

A Chester County prep school teamed up with a neighboring retirement community to give students a crash course in what it means to serve one’s country.

11/12/2011

(Mayor Michael Nutter poses with members of the Tuskegee Airmen after an exhibit is unveiled at Philadelphia International Airport.  Photos by Mike DeNardo)

Tuskegee Airmen Help Unveil New Exhibit At Philadelphia International Airport

Mayor Nutter helped to unveil the photo essay at the airport, depicting moments in the 70-year history of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation’s first African-American military pilots.

06/30/2011

credit: BlackHistoryShowcase.org)

Black History Showcase At Pennsylvania Convention Center

A unique exhibit that showcases real stories and real artifacts about African Americans opens this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

04/21/2011

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Pa. Lawmaker Hosts Luncheon For Several Generations Of US Vets

Some veterans in the city’s Northwest got an early taste of Veterans Day on Wednesday.

11/10/2010

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