For more information related to Black History Month check out: We asked our member companies to share what their organizations will be doing this month to acknowledge and celebrate Black History as well as the contributions of the African-American community to their organization. However, when he returned he still faced the biases and discrimination from his own countrymen. In partnership with the filmmaker, prior to the VIP screening at the Museum, American will host a special showing of Luft Gangster documentary at Irving High School in Irving, Texas.
We will spotlight an African American organization with which we have a national partnership.
The February 2016 session is sponsored by the African America TMRG (AATMRG) on the topic of African Americans’ Contributions to the Red Cross.
It will offer a historical perspective, which will be reviewed by the AATMRG Co-Chairs and CDO.
We will spotlight members of the group on a quarterly basis.
Members will complete a profile form that asks members why participation in the AATMRG is important to them, etc.
The session will conclude with a panel discussion with current African American Red Cross Executives, which will also be facilitated by the CDO.Member Spotlight This is a new program we are launching for the AATMRG during Black History Month.From February 1st to February 29th the United States of America will be celebrating Black History Month. Woodson was born to parents that were former slaves, worked in the Kentucky coalmines during his youth then pursued the world of academia where he finished with a Ph. Here are some examples of the great work our member companies are doing for Black History Month. American’s African American Diversity Network Employee Business Resource Group has several events planned around the company system including, Washington, Dallas/Fort Worth Headquarters, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa.Since 1976, February has been dedicated to recognizing the important people and events in the history of African Americans. American Airlines Onboard our aircraft for the month of February, we are offering the inflight entertainment selection of an extraordinary documentary, The Luft Gangster: Memoirs of a Second Class Hero. On his 19th long-range mission in the European Theatre of war Alex was shot down and subsequently held as a P. American Red Cross February Cultural Competency **** The Cultural Competency Series is a monthly educational program, focused on the unique cultural characteristics of diverse communities as well as overarching theories and principles that support a culturally proficient organization.Recognition of African American achievements began ninety years ago. The award-winning film (but not yet released to the general public) is about the life and legacy of Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilot (Red Tail), Lt. These sessions are open to all Red Crossers and also recorded and made available on the intranet. As a student he noticed the missing or altered history of the black American population. Three public figures that wielded great influence on the black American population have birthdays in February – Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln and W. The impressive array of programs includes film series, panel discussions with African-American leaders from the company, employee outings to cultural events, and community action projects, to name just a few. In partnership with Veteran’s Initiatives and the Airpower Foundation, there will be a special VIP showing of the documentary at the C. Irving High was selected due their Aviation Signature Academy, which offers students education in Aerospace Engineering, Aviation Operations Management, and Aviation Science.