Yashar Ali 🐘+ Your Authors @yashar New York Magazine/HuffPost Contributor Email: [email protected] Direct Messages Open Text/Call/Signal/Confide/WhatsApp: 310-795-2497. Agents: UTA Jun. 06, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

1. On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, I'm thinking about the Tuskegee airmen who went off to fight the Nazis even though they were were subjected to segregation and racism.

2. #TuskegeeAirmen remember what it was like to fight for their country while dealing with segregation

“They didn’t think we could fly a plane...”

“It was really gratifying to fight for this country, especially as I was growing up it didn’t appear to be fighting for me.”

3. One of 12 Surviving Tuskegee Airmen Recounts his 43 WWII Combat Missions


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