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  • Anniversary of first Tuskegee Airmen class is personal for Tacoma woman

    Seventy-five years ago this month, the nation’s first class of African-American fighter pilots earned their wings, overcoming racial prejudice and helping advance the integration of the military.

Seventy-five years ago this month, the nation’s first class of African-American fighter pilots earned their wings, overcoming racial prejudice and helping advance the integration of the military. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com
Seventy-five years ago this month, the nation’s first class of African-American fighter pilots earned their wings, overcoming racial prejudice and helping advance the integration of the military. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com

Anniversary of first Tuskegee Airmen class is personal for Tacoma woman

March 20, 2017 3:05 PM