Overlooked No More: Bessie Coleman, Pioneering African-American Aviatrix
December 26, 2019
In 1921 Coleman became the first black woman in the United States to earn a pilot’s license, then barnstormed around the country thrilling audiences and inspiring later generations.Bessie Coleman in 1923. She learned how to fly in France after no pilot in the United States would give her lessons.Credit...George Rinhart/Corbis, via Getty ImagesDec. 11, 2019Overlooked…
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