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Today With Dr. Kaye: Significance of the Tuskegee Airmen with Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)— Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer and NASA Solar System ambassador at the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania joins Dr. Kaye to discuss the importance of the Tuskegee Airmen. 

 

Towards the end of the show, Dr. Kaye shares an interview with Morgan State University’s Archivist Dr. Ida Jones who shares the history and significance of the National Treasure. 

To listen to the first hour of the show, click here. 

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.