Gratitude Long Deferred
Tuskegee Airmen Tell Blue Ridge Gathering About Their Lengthy Wait For Recognition
Grant S. Williams (left) and Harry Quinton reminisce about their service with the groundbreaking Tuskegee Airmen, the first unit of African-American military aviators in U.S. history. The now-honored veterans said it was different when they came home from World War II: Despite his service, Quinton said, “I was just another colored boy.” (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
“I was just another colored boy,” said…
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