History May 27, 2019 at 06:00 pm

11 interesting facts about black soldiers who served in the American army since 1775

Nduta Waweru May 27, 2019 at 06:00 pm

May 27, 2019 at 06:00 pm | History

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. Army

Serving at a time when the American Army was segregated, the Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American Aviators in America.

The 332d Fighter Group and the 99th Pursuit Squadron were the only black groups that fought in the World War II and were considered highly successful despite facing discrimination in and out of the army.

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