Colonel Charles McGee USAF (Ret.)

Charles McGee was one of the famous 332nd Fighter Group, aka Tuskegee Airmen — the celebrated African-American pilots who fought in World War II. In his decorated Air Force career, which spanned thirty years, he has flown more than 400 missions in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. In January 1973, McGee retired at the age of 54. He is a Charter board member and two-time National president of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

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94-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman Honored With Congressional Medal

Irma Dryden is one of the last surviving members of the heroic unit in Georgia to receive the prestigious medal.

Bring That Week Back: Tamron Hall Becomes First Black Woman to Co-Host Today

Black pastors coalition seeks to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder, an African-American memorial in D.C. to be renovated, plus more news.

Veterans Day: Notable African-American Soldiers

Throughout history, America has been involved in countless wars, today we thank those African-American soldiers who fought for our nation.

Tuskegee Airman Living in NM Dies at Age 84

John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.

Bring That Week Back: Tuskegee Airmen Help New Generation of Flyers

George Zimmerman’s defense lawyer opens trial with a knock-knock joke, thousands gather in Detroit to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s march in Detroit in 1963, plus more national news.

This Day in Black History: May 24, 1918

Coleman Young, the first Black mayor of Detroit, was born on May 24, 1918.
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