MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This weekend, families are getting the unique opportunity to learn about a piece of history that’s often overlooked.
The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American pilots to fight in World War II.READ MORE: Brother Fatally Shoots Sister Inside Chanhassen Home
They navigated bombers and helped protect other pilots in the war.READ MORE: Missing Person: Douglas Paul Schroeder
A traveling exhibit celebrating their legacy stopped at the Shiloh Temple in Minneapolis on Saturday. It included Retired Tuskegee Airman Major Joseph Gomer.MORE NEWS: Mayor Frey Speaks With North Minneapolis Community Members Saying They're Fed Up With Recent Surge Of Gun Violence
In the video above, photojournalist Tony Peterson shows us how this exhibit is bringing history books to life.