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  • Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen

    Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen
    Since the cinematic release early this year of the movie "Red Tails,"about the all-black Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II, Baltimore County's two "DOTA" – Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen – have been in high demand. Cyril Byron,...
  • Children's novel promotes healthy lifestyle

    The children's novel "The Adventures of M.T. Pitt" is helping Howard County promote healthy lifestyles for youths. The book shines a light on an imaginative young boy whose expanding girth makes him a target for the school bully. The Howard County Health...
  • Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941

    Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941
    Seventy years ago today, at shortly before 8 in the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, the first wave of Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II. But two days before the attack,...
  • You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on

    You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on
    "Red Tails," the years-long project of director George Lucas, is sure to bring some overdue attention to the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black aviation unit that fought discrimination in the U.S. military as well as our enemies in World War II. Reviews for...
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • Vandals target 'The Watch,' Chicago statues celebrating Tuskegee Airmen

    Vandals target 'The Watch,' Chicago statues celebrating Tuskegee Airmen
    A lime-green piece of fiberglass resin lay in the grass Sunday next to a concrete pad where statues paying homage to the Tuskegee Airmen had stood. “This one is broken,” said 2-year-old David Molina-Kwan, in Chinese, to his mother as he...
  • Ford auctioning off F-35-themed 2015 Mustang for charity

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Ford Ford's been a supporter of EAA AirVenture, a huge, annual air show held in Oshkosh, WI, for several years now, with one of its most notable contributions being a modified Ford Mustang, designed...
  • Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry

    Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry
    It was a grand plan for tiny Robbins: a massive quarry and mining operation, a therapeutic horse farm and parks, development along the channel, maybe even a chain drugstore and new housing. The project, as laid out in three phases, would consume about a...
  • Notes and notables

    A little too eager An old commercial once warned, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." It is a message members of the new Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission should have heeded. Last week, members of the new...
  • Tuskegee Airman from Hampton who died Sunday remembered for positive outlook

    Tuskegee Airman from Hampton who died Sunday remembered for positive outlook
    As a Tuskegee Airman, Grant S. Williams Sr. of Hampton knew the historical struggles of African Americans, and he sometimes felt the sting of racial discrimination firsthand. But those experiences did not define him. Instead, the Hampton veteran...
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