Black Wings

Classroom Resources

Learn by doing! Students can explore the history of African American pioneers with the resources below.

Still from "Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen"

Interactive Activity:
Tuskegee Airmen Flight Leader

Fly a bomber escort mission as flight leader of the 332nd Fighter Group with our
Tuskegee Airmen Flight Leader activity

Poster: “United We Win”


African Americans in Aviation:
The 1940's — A Decade of Change Teacher Poster

Lessons that guide students to use primary source documents to explore the challenges and successes of African American pioneers who established a place in aviation and the space industry for subsequent generations.

9 pages | Grades 5-9
African Americans in Aviation Teacher Poster (PDF)

Willa Brown

African American Pioneers in Aviation:
Teacher Guide

Lessons that guide students to use primary source documents to explore the challenges and successes of African American pioneers who established a place in aviation and the space industry for subsequent generations.

45 pages | Grades 5-9
African American Pioneers in Aviation Teacher Guide (PDF)

Interactive Activity:
Blackwings Epilogue

Explore the accomplishments of postWorld War II pioneers with our Blackwings Epilogue activity.