Since 1988 we have facilitated educational programs nationwide honoring the contributions of "Lil known" African American history-makers.
News article: Delta-Democrat Times, Greenville, MS (1989)
All ages and genres can benefit from this award-winning , extraordinaire, research and visual media which aims to promote appreciation for cultural diversity.
Acknowledgments. NFL Films Presents, Chris Barlow (Producer) and "The Story of Charlie Leigh," Paul Camarata (Producer). Special Thanks to The Leigh Family, Zellie Rainey Orr, City of Albany (NY), Albany High School (NY), Mayor Jerry Jennings, The Palace Theater, Paul Warfield, Don Shula.
Zellie Rainey Orr is an award-winning researcher, consultant, public speaker, and author. Founder and CEO of Communication Unlimited, she began her career in Year 2000 unearthing "omitted" history and artifacts of the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black military pilots. An innovator, her efforts restore forgotten history via historical markers, televised media, libraries, museums, books, and more!
Magazines and Journals:
Real Hero Report - Tuskegee Airmen Legends in Aviation
Global Journal of Medical and Clinical Reports - The Role of Colonel Vance H. Marchbanks in Developing an Oxygen Delivery System: A "Forgotten First” in Aviation and Aerospace
History Channel - Digital Ranch Productions “Tuskegee Airmen Aviation Dogfights”
History Channel - Lucasfilm Red Tails Documentary “Double Victory”
National Geographic - WWII In Europe: Voices From The Front
NBC Nightly News - Brian Williams “Black & White WWII Vets Reunite”
Museums and Libraries:
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum, Independence, Missouri
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum, West Branch, Iowa
Maxwell Air Force Base Historical Research Agency, Montgomery, Alabama
National Museum of Tuskegee Airmen - "Distinguished Service Award"
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. - "Presidential Award"
Alva Temple Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. - "Distinguished Service & Dedication Award"
Who’s Who In America
Who’s Who In The World
Book by Author, Philip Handleman with Lt. Col. Harry T. Stewart, Jr., "Soaring to Glory"