Theodore 'Ted' Lumpkin Jr., WWII Tuskegee Airman, Dies Of COVID-19 At 100Theodore "Ted" Lumpkin Jr., a Los Angeles native who made history as a member of the all-Black Tuskegee Airmen unit, has died at 100.
One Of The Last Surviving Tuskegee Airmen Dies Surrounded By FamilyLt. Col. Robert Friend was one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, an elite group of African-American military pilots who fought the Nazis abroad only to face racism once they returned to America.
Col. Paul Green, Member Of Legendary Tuskegee Airmen, Dies With Wife At His SideCol. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a Southern California senior care home. He was 91.
2 Tuskegee Airmen, Friends Who Enlisted Together, Die On Same Day At Their LA HomesRelatives say Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey, both 91, died last Monday. Huntley and Shambrey were friends who enlisted together in 1942.
Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95Lowell Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew well over 100 missions over Europe during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.
Celebrate Black History Month In Los AngelesLos Angeles has several observances and celebrations of Black History Month around town.
Tuskegee Airman, Civil Rights Activist To Be Buried At Arlington National CemeteryA Tuskegee Airman turned civil rights activist will be laid to rest with military honors denied him when he fought for his country during World War II.