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Mid-Hudson News
New barracks named for Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.the US Air Force and became the first officer to graduate from the Army Air Cor
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 36 minutes ago
the US Air Force and became the first officer to graduate from the Army Air Corps’ all-black flight training program, the Tuskegee Airmen. He earned the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal for Meritorious service and gallantry.... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Tuskegee Airman and other pilots are special guests at Wings Over Camarillo airshowTuskegee Airmen and other pilots... CAMARILLO, Calif. - Pilots showed the righ
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 hours ago
Tuskegee Airmen and other pilots... CAMARILLO, Calif. - Pilots showed the right stuff during Wings Over Camarillo on Saturday. Visitors had a chance to see a Tuskegee P51 Mustang and pose for pictures with Lt Col. Robert J. Friend. Friend,97, is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hidden stories of medical experiments on slave plantationsattempt at vaccination, infecting slaves with illnesses History is littered wi
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
attempt at vaccination, infecting slaves with illnesses History is littered with exploitative experiments in humans. The Tuskegee syphilis experiment is probably one of the most infamous. From 1932 to 1972, the U.S. Public Health Service offered... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
West Point names new barracks after shunned black graduateto him unless it was necessary. He graduated in 1936. Davis became an Army Air
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
to him unless it was necessary. He graduated in 1936. Davis became an Army Air Forces pilot and led a fighter group of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. He joined the Air Force when it became a separate service in 1947 and was its first... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
West Point names new barracks after shunned black graduateto him unless it was necessary. He graduated in 1936. Davis became an Army Air
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
to him unless it was necessary. He graduated in 1936. Davis became an Army Air Forces pilot and led a fighter group of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. He joined the Air Force when it became a separate service in 1947 and was its first... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Leonard, Evans named Preseason All-AmericansCarter, Grambling, Sr.; OL Brandon Parker, North Carolina A&T r-Sr.; OL Sam Bap
The Times and Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Carter, Grambling, Sr.; OL Brandon Parker, North Carolina A&T r-Sr.; OL Sam Baptiste, Alabama State, Sr.; OL Leeward Brown, Tuskegee, Sr.; OL Darriel Mack, North Carolina A&T, Sr.; OL Trenton Scott, Grambling, r-Sr.; TE Dillon Beard, Southern,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Do you know these facts about Selfridge Air National Guard Base's rich 100-year history?personnel. The military has operated the field since. During World War II, mai
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
personnel. The military has operated the field since. During World War II, maintenance personnel and pilots for the Tuskegee Airmen, an all-African American unit, trained at the base. Nike missiles were stationed at the base during the Cold... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Leonard, Evans get top honorCarter, Grambling, Sr.; OL Brandon Parker, North Carolina A&T r-Sr.; OL Sam Bap
The Times and Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Carter, Grambling, Sr.; OL Brandon Parker, North Carolina A&T r-Sr.; OL Sam Baptiste, Alabama State, Sr.; OL Leeward Brown, Tuskegee, Sr.; OL Darriel Mack, North Carolina A&T, Sr.; OL Trenton Scott, Grambling, r-Sr.; TE Dillon Beard, Southern,... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballot(BCSG) in 2015, which attracted an estimated 3,000 plus fans. Hill attended Eph
The Birmingham Times / Posted 3 days ago
(BCSG) in 2015, which attracted an estimated 3,000 plus fans. Hill attended Ephesus Jr. Academy, A. H. Parker High School, Tuskegee University and Clark Atlanta University. Hill announced his candidacy in December 2016 at the historic Carver... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
This Kings veteran could write book on U.S. racism. He’s preparing to raise his voice.than in a Kings locker room crowded with teens and rookies. Where to start? Te
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
than in a Kings locker room crowded with teens and rookies. Where to start? Temple’s paternal grandmother attended the Tuskegee Institute and took classes taught by George Washington Carver. All of his grandparents finished college in the early... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
F-35 Lightning IIsays the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce. In Montgomery, partnership is our grea
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
says the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce. In Montgomery, partnership is our greatest asset. From the historic legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, to the reputation for effectiveness in battle of the 187th, to the enduring relationship between the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Montgomery County Fair officials to break ground at new locationmembers of Judge Arthur O’Neill Fisher, the park’s namesake, have been invited
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
members of Judge Arthur O’Neill Fisher, the park’s namesake, have been invited to attend. Fisher, who died in 2002, was a Tuskegee Airman, and broke color barriers working in Montgomery County prosecutor’s office, as a Dayton Municipal Court judge... Read more
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Al.com
2 young men found shot to death in Birmingham home identifiedLewis Williams, 20, and Deonte Kwartez Hall, 21. Williams lived at the home whe
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Lewis Williams, 20, and Deonte Kwartez Hall, 21. Williams lived at the home where the killings took place. Hall lived in Tuskegee, authorities said. Birmingham police responded to the house in the 2200 block of Northland Avenue S.W. in the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Another Toledo tie to Charlottesville: Statue's base made by local companyof major commissions nationwide. One of the most noteworthy was the fabricatio
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
of major commissions nationwide. One of the most noteworthy was the fabrication of a monument to Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee University in Alabama. The monument, called “Lifting the Veil of Ignorance,” was dedicated in 1922. Lloyd Brothers... Read more
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Breitbart
Democrat Activists Urge National Push Against Confederate Statuesreplace [General Robert E.] Lee with John Marshall, the legendary chief justice
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
replace [General Robert E.] Lee with John Marshall, the legendary chief justice and father of the American rule of law, or Tuskegee Institute founder Booker T. Washington. If it needs a Civil War hero, why not George Henry Thomas? Alabama could... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Allstate And The Tom Joyner Foundation Support Black Colleges With Quotes For Education Programto have an immeasurable impact on society.” Tom Joyner, host of the nationally
BlackNews.com / Posted 4 days ago
to have an immeasurable impact on society.” Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show who is a Tuskegee University alumnus, chairman/founder of the Tom Joyner Foundation, says, “Allstate has been a great partner with us... Read more
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Al.com
Lonnie Johnson, Alabama-born inventor of Super Soaker, creating legacythe university said to us during the entire competition was 'goodbye' and 'y'al
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
the university said to us during the entire competition was 'goodbye' and 'y'all drive safe, now.'" Johnson went on to Tuskegee University to pursue degrees in mechanical and nuclear engineering. During his career, he has worked at the Oak... Read more
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The Post-Standard
What it's like to fly around Syracuse in a B-17 'Flying Fortress' (video, photo tour)for public flights and tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 1
The Post-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
for public flights and tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 19 and 20) at Signature Flight Support at 248 Tuskegee Road. Flights will begin in the morning, with ground tours in the afternoon. Cost: Flights cost $450 a person and... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Lions ranked No. 5 nationally in Preseason AFCA Coaches' Poll - Lions ranked No. 5 nationally in Preseason AFCA Coaches' Poll – LINK WACO - The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team will open the 2017 season ranked fifth nationally in th...the preseason poll are No. 24 Midwestern State and RV Texas A&M-Kingsville. Ot
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
the preseason poll are No. 24 Midwestern State and RV Texas A&M-Kingsville. Others Receiving Votes: Ashland (Ohio), 130; Tuskegee (Ala.), 123; North Greenville (S.C.), 121; Winston-Salem St. (N.C.), 114; Newberry (S.C.), 107; Ohio Dominican, 86;... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuskegee Airman visits Maxwell AFB, 187th Fighter WingA famed Tuskegee Airman visited Montgomery Monday, touring both Maxwell Air For
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
A famed Tuskegee Airman visited Montgomery Monday, touring both Maxwell Air Force Base and the Alabama Air National Guard. Harold Brown, 92, visited Maxwell in the morning to sign copies of his new book, "Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Tuskegee Airman visits Maxwell AFB, 187th Fighter WingA famed Tuskegee Airman visited Montgomery Monday, touring both Maxwell Air For
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 days ago
A famed Tuskegee Airman visited Montgomery Monday, touring both Maxwell Air Force Base and the Alabama Air National Guard. Harold Brown, 92, visited Maxwell in the morning to sign copies of his new book, "Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a... Read more
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Al.com
What Gov. Kay Ivey said today about Charlottesville, F-35s, schools chiefdefense service in our Air Force. The head of the F-35 here would also strength
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
defense service in our Air Force. The head of the F-35 here would also strengthen our relationships and perpetuate the Tuskegee Airmen, that history and that heritage. The economic impact of the F35s would be impressive. "So it's something... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
World War II B-17 bomber in Syracuse, offering flightsa.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, Aug. 20, at Hancock International
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, Aug. 20, at Hancock International Airport, Signature Flight Support FBO, 248 Tuskegee Road. RelatedComment on this Story Jason Emerson is editor of the Cazenovia Republican and Eagle Bulletin... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Ranked #17 In AFCA Preseason Pollrounding out the Top 5. 21. Central Missouri State (Mo.), 9-3, 189 Others Rec
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
rounding out the Top 5. 21. Central Missouri State (Mo.), 9-3, 189 Others Receiving Votes: Ashland (Ohio), 130; Tuskegee (Ala.), 123; North Greenville (S.C.), 121; Winston-Salem St. (N.C.), 114; Newberry (S.C.), 107; Ohio Dominican, 86;... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Lack of brain donations is hampering understanding of dementia in blacksnever personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. B
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
never personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. But she’s old enough to remember the infamous Tuskegee Institute syphilis study, during which hundreds of mostly illiterate black sharecroppers were assured they were... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuskegee University receives $2 million grantAfter receiving a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Tuskeg
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
After receiving a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Tuskegee university is introducing a new minor to their campus. The five-year grant is to prepare undergraduate students for careers in materials science engineering. The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Tuskegee University receives $2 million grantAfter receiving a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Tuskeg
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
After receiving a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Tuskegee university is introducing a new minor to their campus. The five-year grant is to prepare undergraduate students for careers in materials science engineering. The... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lag in brain donation hampers understanding of dementia in blacksnever personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. B
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
never personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. But she’s old enough to remember the infamous Tuskegee Institute syphilis study, during which hundreds of mostly illiterate black sharecroppers were assured they were... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Dr. Shayla Johnson accepts new position in Las VegasDr. Johnson attended Henderson State University where she obtained her bachelor
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Johnson attended Henderson State University where she obtained her bachelors degree in biology. She went on to attend Tuskegee University where she obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she spent one year in New York... Read more
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Philly.com
Hello? Is it Lionel Richie who's bringing his 'All the Hits' tour to South Philly?Night),” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Hello” starts in about his early days with the
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Night),” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Hello” starts in about his early days with the Commodores. That’s the 1970s funk band the Tuskegee, Ala., native first rode to success, scoring mellow hits like “Three Times a Lady” and “Easy,” and party-starters... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists asking blacks to donate brains for researchnever personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. B
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
never personally has had a bad experience with doctors or the medical system. But she’s old enough to remember the infamous Tuskegee Institute syphilis study, during which hundreds of mostly illiterate black sharecroppers were assured they were... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Back to school for the Macon County areawhen they return so we're very busy during the summer. There's no relaxation fo
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
when they return so we're very busy during the summer. There's no relaxation for any educators at all," said Principal of Tuskegee Institute Middle School, Rosemary Wright. Even if they don't take the summer break that you might expect, teachers... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Back to school for the Macon County areawhen they return so we're very busy during the summer. There's no relaxation fo
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
when they return so we're very busy during the summer. There's no relaxation for any educators at all," said Principal of Tuskegee Institute Middle School, Rosemary Wright. Even if they don't take the summer break that you might expect, teachers... Read more
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Al.com
Siegelman praises wide-ranging documentary alleging he was conspiracy targetattorney Tommy Gallion, former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams, Victory
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
attorney Tommy Gallion, former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams, VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor, former Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford, former Attorney General Troy King and Siegelman's adult children, Dana and Joseph. As the title... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Area Students Complete BCRI program detailing city’s role in US historyabout the life of Dr. [Martin Luther King] and the Southern Christian Leadershi
The Birmingham Times / Posted 10 days ago
about the life of Dr. [Martin Luther King] and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,” said McNealy. “They went to Tuskegee where they studied the history of Tuskegee University, the Tuskegee Airmen, [and] studied the syphilis experiment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bold casting only part of what makes this 'Virginia Woolf' gohe be, given the racism of eugenicists and the historical abuse of African-Amer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
he be, given the racism of eugenicists and the historical abuse of African-Americans in research such as the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study? If George is a “flop,” as Martha maintains, how much worse might that be for a black man in the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Opportunity to Learn About the Tuskegee Airmen Coming to Atlantaand community groups Wednesday, October 4 through Friday, October 6 at the DeKa
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 10 days ago
and community groups Wednesday, October 4 through Friday, October 6 at the DeKalb–Peachtree Airport. Come learn about the Tuskegee Airmen, our country’s first black military pilots, in this exciting panoramic movie theater that inspires people of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
History plays role in Tuskegee pushing for T-100 projectThe city of Tuskegee continues to wait to find out if a big government contract
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
The city of Tuskegee continues to wait to find out if a big government contract will be moving in. Global aerospace and defense firm Leonardo DRS is hoping to win a bid to build a new aircraft in Macon County for the U.S. Air Force. If it comes... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
History plays role in Tuskegee pushing for T-100 projectThe city of Tuskegee continues to wait to find out if a big government contract
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
The city of Tuskegee continues to wait to find out if a big government contract will be moving in. Global aerospace and defense firm Leonardo DRS is hoping to win a bid to build a new aircraft in Macon County for the U.S. Air Force. If it comes... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Brewton natives attend engineering program, flight academyLocal students Chris Ellis and Mia Boyd were two of several students awarded a
The Brewton Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Local students Chris Ellis and Mia Boyd were two of several students awarded a sponsorship to attend Tuskegee University’s Minority Introduction to Engineering (MITE) summer program held July 9-15. Ellis, a senior at T.R. Miller High School, said he... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jerry Yellin details his military experience in ‘The Last Fighter Pilot’combatted unchecked anti-Semitism in the service was to basically try even hard
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
combatted unchecked anti-Semitism in the service was to basically try even harder. “I had to be three times as good. The Tuskegee Airmen had to be three times as good,” Mr. Yellin said of the famous all-black unit. “We had racial problems then,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
More technology, new vision for Dallas County schoolsShelton explained. “It will be the first time that’s been in our district for a
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
Shelton explained. “It will be the first time that’s been in our district for a while. We’re participating in a grant with Tuskegee University.” Dallas County Schools have also changed their vision this year, the superintendent stated, in order... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
More technology, new vision for Dallas County schoolsShelton explained. “It will be the first time that’s been in our district for a
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 days ago
Shelton explained. “It will be the first time that’s been in our district for a while. We’re participating in a grant with Tuskegee University.” Dallas County Schools have also changed their vision this year, the superintendent stated, in order... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Robbins celebrates its 100th birthday over the Labor Day weekendAug. 05--In honor of the hometown of the nation's first airport operated by Afr
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 12 days ago
Aug. 05--In honor of the hometown of the nation's first airport operated by African-Americans, uniformed Tuskegee Airmen plan to ride through Robbins' annual Labor Day weekend parade, officials said. "It's a major participation on their part, but... Read more
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Philly.com
Cheyney problem isn't racism; it's failing to compete for studentsniche in post-segregation America. To survive, Cheyney must be able to compete
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
niche in post-segregation America. To survive, Cheyney must be able to compete for students of any ethnicity. For example, Tuskegee University (Alabama), founded in 1881, attracts students to its college of veterinary medicine. It also is the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Tuskegee Airman Trail Blazes Through Historynot knowing he and his compatriots would be a symbol of desegregation as member
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 days ago
not knowing he and his compatriots would be a symbol of desegregation as members of an elite U.S. Army Air Corps unit – the Tuskegee Airmen. Nor was Cotten aware that he would be the first African American assigned to Langley Air Force Base, VA in... Read more
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Al.com
Italian company embraces Tuskegee Airmen legacy in bid for jet contractOfficials from Alabama and a global company based in Italy are embracing the hi
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
Officials from Alabama and a global company based in Italy are embracing the history of the Tuskegee Airmen as part of the effort to land an Air Force contract called a "generational game-changer." Leonardo DRS, American subsidiary of Italian... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama State opens preseason campJr. Football Complex. The first official day of full pads is on Monday. Alabam
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 15 days ago
Jr. Football Complex. The first official day of full pads is on Monday. Alabama State opens the season with the Labor Day Classic: A Marion Nine Invitational against rival Tuskegee at the ASU Football Stadium. (Courtesy: Alabama State Ath... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
1,500 Diverse Aviation Professionals Convene in Orlando, Aug. 9 – 11, for Future-Focused Aerospace Convention(AMA). Rise Above – Red Tail Traveling Exhibit will be on-site for all attendee
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
(AMA). Rise Above – Red Tail Traveling Exhibit will be on-site for all attendees, including youth, to experience the Tuskegee Airmen’s inspiring story within a 160-degree panoramic theater. The full agenda can be found here:... Read more
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Al.com
26 arrested in massive east Alabama drug operationGoodman Jr., Dadeville -Blakely Elizabeth Kilgore, Huntsville -Samson Jermon
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
Goodman Jr., Dadeville -Blakely Elizabeth Kilgore, Huntsville -Samson Jermon Logan, Auburn - Keuntae Rajhun Mabson, Tuskegee - Adam Lee McPheeters, Auburn - Antonio Jermaine Mitchell, Opelika - Eric Kendall Smith, Auburn - Alexander... Read more
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