Teen Flying Around The Country Solo To Learn About Black World War II Pilots
Chicago teen Zaire Horton is planning an epic trip around the U.S. to learn more about Black pilots during World War II.
May 09, 2022 at 9:12 pm
Zaire Horton is attempting to reconnect to the generations who came before him. According to CBS News, the Chicago teen has plans to fly across the country by himself to visit seven HBCUs that taught Black pilots how to fly during World War II.
He also wants to pay homage to the schools that fought against civilian pilot training programs during the time that excluded Black pilots, WDTN reports.