Tuskegee Airmen


The Tuskegee Airmen concentrates on the dramatic and inspiring story of the “Tuskegee Airmen” during World War II. This segregated military unit of young, black fighter pilots and their support personnel, overcame racism and bigotry to serve their country valiantly during one of the greatest conflicts in American history.

This program has been designed as a teacher resource for leading classroom discussions on curriculum topics including:

  • Black Pilots
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Jim Crow Laws
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • Tuskegee Institute
  • World War II

Subscribers have access to these additional resources for “Tuskegee Airmen”:

 Printable document of the story
 Printable document with all popups (pictures and text) 
 Literacy strategies document
 Teacher Guide for implementing in the classroom
 Lesson plans contributed by teachers
 Student activities (printable version)