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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Bessie Coleman, first Black and first Native American female pilot born (1892-1926). Locked out of all flight schools in the US, Bessie completed her training in France and in 1922 completed the first flight by a Black female pilot. She refused to fly at venues that did not include Black spectators.

Find read aloud books on Bessie Coleman and other pioneering women in this slide presentation.