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The Tuskegee Airmen:
America's First Black Pilots

World War 2 fighter airplane flying through dark clouds.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library:
Barnegat Branch

112 Burr Street
Barnegat, NJ 08005

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Join author, history professor, and founder of the World War II Era Studies Institute, Paul Zigo, as he guides you through his presentation on the Tuskegee Airmen, the first group of black American pilots and airmen who fought in World War II.  

Learn about their wartime accomplishments, as well as how they helped racial and social equality move forward in America.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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