This Virginia fraternity wants to inspire young Black aviators
Several years ago, Kappa Alpha Psi started a flight program for teens. Today it’s really taking off.
Author: Matt Gregory | Published: 8:24 AM EST February 17, 2023
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — It is a cool Saturday afternoon and high schooler Naomi Hill peers through her computer monitor at the runway below.
“I’m looking at my altitude,” she explained. “We are learning how to get from one airport to another without being able to see.“
Twice a month Naomi and a group of other kids meet at the Kappa Alpha Psi-alumni building in Alexandria, Virginia and learn to fly.
“A lot of our program are designed for African American men or young males, but at our chapter we do programs that are coed,” Kappa Alpha Psi alumni president Dr. Kenneth Taylor said.
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