Foreign News: Eagle into Crow

"One of my black subjects can fly as well as any white man!"

Thus recently spoke the King of Kings, the Conquering Lion of Judah and the Elect of God who last week was crowned as Power of Trinity I, Emperor of Abyssinia (see above).

To prove his patriotic contention the Emperor had imported and naturalized as one of his subjects "The Black Eagle of Harlem," Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, "The Negro Lindbergh" (TIME, Nov. 3). Before the white Coronation guests, including George V's pallid third son, the Duke of Gloucester, the black ace was...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!