New film ‘Red Tails’ is a tribute to black pilots in WWII
Published 01/19/2012, Detroit Free Press / MCT
From “Sands of Iwo Jima” to “The Hurt Locker,” there have been too many war movies to count. Yet little screen time has been devoted to the Tuskegee Airmen, the pioneering World War II African-American aviators who fought a two-front battle: against the Germans overseas and against racism at home.Word count: 1412
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