Nov 26, 2019

NYC Parks to Rename & Cut the Ribbon on New Cpt. Roscoe Brown, Ph D. Plaza

He was remembered as a American war hero, a leader and a friend. NYC Parks Department Commissioner Silver officially renamed MLK Plaza -- Captain Roscoe Brown, Ph. D. Plaza now located at the foot of his beloved Bronx Community College on University Avenue and 181st Street where he served as president from 1977 to 93. Dr. Brown also distinguished himself as a World War II fighter pilot who flew 68 combat missions with the Tuskegee Airmen an all-black elite squadron of flyers.