Tag Archives: Aviation

Trayvon Martin Awarded Posthumous Degree in Aviation

MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Trayvon Martin was awarded a posthumous Bachelor’s Degree in aviation five years after he was fatally shot in central Florida. Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, accepted a degree in Aeronautical Science on his behalf … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Current Events, News, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Black History | Marlon Green l First African American Pilot

Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry, leading to David Harris’ hiring as the … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, discrimination, Open Thread, Racism, Tribute | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments