Cal City Lions donate to Tuskegee Airmen

2014-04-17T00:00:00Z Cal City Lions donate to Tuskegee AirmenFor The Times
April 17, 2014 12:00 am  • 

CALUMET CITY | At a recent meeting of the Calumet City Lions Club, O. Lawton Wilkerson, of Markham, spoke about his experiences training as a pilot at the Tuskegee Institute during World War II.

Wilkerson was one of the first pilots to fly a B25 at age 19. A documentary called "Who Says Black Men Can't Fly?" was also shown during the meeting.

The Calumet City Lions made a donation of $200 to the Tuskegee Airmen's Chicago DODO Chapter Scholarship Fund.

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