Across the Pond

My Heroes Always Fight Colonizers

The Black Eagle challenged racism all over the world

Hubert Julian stands next to a biplane at Roosevelt Field, Long Island. Photo: Bettmann/Getty Images

My heroes have always fought colonizers or, in this case, have at least tried to.

Hubert Julian is one of them and is my Black history hero because his courage, commitment, and determination power my ability to resist anti-Black racist…