The United States Postal Service has renamed a Harlem post office facility in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II, following passage of a bill by Rep. Adriano Espaillat, which was signed into law earlier this year.
Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in support of his bill, H.R. 4406, which designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York as the Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building.
Wilfred DeFour, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen — an all-black squadron of World War II pilots that inspired Americans across the country — died in his Harlem home Saturday. He was 100 writes our source.
Esteban Hotesse was born on February 11, 1919 in Moca, Dominican Republic. He came to the U.S. at the age of 4 with his mother, Clara Pacheco, and sister, Irma Hotesse.
By John Burnett In late April, the tree-lined block of 136th Street in Harlem, NY was co-named to honor the life and legacy of Tuskegee Airman Dabney N. Montgomery.
City Lore, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to present, artist, puppet maker, and puppeteer, Schroeder Cherry.
By Patricia Kime African-American soldiers of the 369th Infantry, known as the Harlem Hellfighters, practice for the upcoming fight in the trenches of the Western Front.
Today, at the 369th Infantry Regiment in Harlem, New York, Representative Adriano Espaillat joined Representative Tom Suozzi, along with U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand.
Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces a partnership with Google.org, the charitable arm of tech giant Google, to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program.
Hubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force.
By Charles Blatcher, III In 1977, efforts began to raise public awareness about the merits of what Black and other Minority Americans have contributed to the defense of our nation.
By Seitu Oronde Harlem to Albany bus ride of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Black And Puerto Rican Caucus last January 2014 sponsored by Senator Bill Perkins with the entire Harlem group.
Leroy Edward Eley, Sr., a loving and devoted father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, and Military Instructor Pilot was born May 27, 1927 in Harlem, NY and transitioned from this earth into the arms of his heavenly Father, on August 30, 2012.
Hubert Fauntleroy Julian (21 September 1897 – 19 February 1983) was a Trinidad-born African-American aviation pioneer. He was nicknamed “The Black Eagle of Harlem”.