Tuskegee Airmen to speak at Cincinnati museum

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Former members of the Tuskegee Airmen are expected to speak Thursday evening at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

"An Evening with Cincinnati's Tuskegee Airmen," is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. and is part of the museum's insights lecture series.

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American pilots in the United States Military. Many fought in World War Two but struggled for racial equality in the United States.

Those scheduled to speak include James R. Shaw, Samuel Family, end Lessly Edwards who are also members of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen.

The Tuskegee Airmen will also be featured in the museums exhibition "America I Am: The African American Imprint," which opens June 19th.

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