of the Tuskegee Airmen, the legendary pilots from World War II. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black aviators to serve in the U.S. military.
The movie chronicles the struggle the pilots faced in dealing with racism and discrimination from the country they wished to serve and defend. These pilots earned respect for their success in escorting bombers during the war… they distinguished themselves by painting the tails of their planes red.
According to the school district, the girls in Dallas were left behind because there was not enough funding for everyone to go, and it was determined that the film was inappropriate for girls. The girls instead stayed in school and viewed a different film, “Akkelah and the Bee,” a movie about an 11-year old girl who competes in the national
The girls were excluded from viewing a film which chronicles a fight against exclusion…