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US Military Desegregation

The Real 'Red Tails': Life Lessons from A Tuskegee Airman

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Hiram Mann, 90, had to fight to find the work he loved, overcoming tremendous odds. The struggle and the rewards of his 90 years were encapsulated in his first words in our interview: "I was one of the original legendary Tuskegee Airmen."

It's Chow Time at the White House, Brother

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law

Black Military Officers Rare 60 Years After Military Desegregated: AP

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Blacks have made great strides in the military since it was integrated 60 years ago, but they still struggle to gain a foothold in ...