If you have read The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History: 1939-1949 or Tuskegee's Heroes: Featuring the Aviation Art of Roy Lagrone, you have seen the personalities that proved Army Air Force brass wrong about black aviators. Instead, use this book to learn about earlier personalities: Eugene Bullard, J.C. Robinson, and James Peck, who flew before the famous Tuskegee Airmen. Bessie Coleman, who ran an airshow, was black and female.
Read about the drawdown after the war; how the 332nd was shuffled around, opportunities for advancement were limited, and unit cohesion affected. But a debate was raging. Both sides of the issue felt they had proof in the performance of one army unit or another- all rather vague.
However, moves were afoot to integrate; in 1948, Truman moved the process by issuing an executive order. Although it may not have been smooth, the situation improved.
For a wider view of black contributions to the war, see: The Road to Victory: The Untold Story of World War Ii's Red Ball Express, The Buffalo Saga: A Story from World War II U.S. Army 92nd Infantry Division known as the Buffalo Soldiers, Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers (Junior Library Guild Selection (Candlewick Press)).
Appendices list 332nd pilots credited with victories.