A Tuskegee Airman Speaks

Roscoe Brown, featured in a George Lucas documentary, shares his story with The Root.

Stephen Chernin/Getty Images
Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

“It’s reputed that we never lost any, but we lost four or five, we found out later,” he continued. “That is why they named the film Double Victory: We overcame the Nazis in Germany, and we overcame segregation in the States. It was a trying time, but we overcame it.”

Lynette Holloway is a contributing editor to The Root.

Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.