By now, most know that nearly 1,000 black pilots challenged the status quo by their courage and discipline in protecting American B-17s. As bomber escorts, they flew the P-51 planes with red tails made famous in the movie “Red Tails.”
LANSING | Ken Rapier, president of the DODO Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, spoke Monday at Thornton Fractional South High School at a joint event of the Lansing Historical Society and the T.F. South History Club. The event was attended by more than 200 guests.
Mitchell Seymour speaks Monday night during a Lansing Historical Society meeting at T.F. South High School. Mitchell, a senior at T.F. South has spent the past four years writing a historical fiction novel about a Marine M1 rifle in World War II. "It took a while of planning," Mitchell said …
Ken Rapier speaks Monday night at T.F. South during a Lansing Historical Society meeting. Rapier, president of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Chicago "DODO" Chapter presented a documentary film of the Tuskegee Airmen by two Governor's State University students Jeff Fisher and Cory Hooper. "I'm here t…
T.F. South students watch a documentary film about the Tuskegee Airmen Monday night during a Lansing Historical Society meeting and presentation by Ken Rapier, president of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Chicago "DODO" Chapter at T.F. South High School. The students are, from left: Angelina Rostro, E…
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