Tuskegee Airmen

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On March 29th, 2007, the Tuskegee Airmen will receive the Congressional Gold Medal for their service during WWII. We've put together a comprehensive High School program for teaching about the Tuskegee Airmen and it is available free of charge for downloading right now.



World War II produced many heroes, and among them were the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American pilots and combat crews in the history of U.S. aviation.

We've put together a comprehensive curriculum that you can use to teach about the Tuskegee Airmen, culminating in a special Tuskegeee Airmen Day.

After learning about these amazing heroes, who despite saving the lives of countless white air crews still faced discrimination on the ground, your students will be get a chance to express their feelings about the stories through writing, poetry and rap, art, protest signs, and skits.

  • This curriculum is available for free by clicking here.
  • In addition to this material, check out a story with video links at MicahsCall.org.
  • Interested in learning about other civil rights heroes? Click here to check out this page on the Little Rock Nine!
  • We would appreciate you sending us any feedback about the curriculum to craig@reachandteach.com


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