Black trailblazers reflect, look forward with Obama

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Posted on January 19, 2009 at 1:00 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 13 at 7:46 PM

At age 82, Lloyd McKeethen said he is proud that Barack Obama invited him to the inauguration. McKeethen was a Tuskegee Airman and one of the first blacks to fly for the United States military, which was back when Pentagon policy said blacks weren't brave enough to fight.

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