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Black History Month Pop-up Showcases Prominent Black Leaders
February 22, 2022
Hall of Leaders Pop-up Museum

Black History Month: A story of overcoming and becoming
February 26, 2021
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cha’Niece Headley, 1st Fighter Wing command section noncommissioned in charge, poses for a portrait February 11, 2021.

The circumstances of your past are not your future
February 26, 2020
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eddie Yates, 438th Supply Chain Operation Squadron mission capable technician, poses for a photo at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 24, 2020. Yates was the first of his siblings to graduate high school and attend college. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marcus Bullock)

Bringing our history to light
February 20, 2020

JBLE reflects on African American History Month
February 20, 2019
Ezekiel Whaley is a Specialist with the 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, 832nd Transportation Battalion, 597th Trans. Brigade at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. As a cargo specialist, he handles and transports cargo containing equipment and supplies utilizing trains, vessels and aircraft.

American Airmen history remembered
February 20, 2019

Mary Smith Peake and the Emancipation Oak
February 8, 2017
At the age of 24, Mary Smith Peake secretly taught enslaved, as well as free, African-American children and adults to read and write in 1861. Her first class consisted of 20 students under an oak tree later known as the Emancipation Oak. ( courtesy of Hampton University)