Stuff You Missed in History Class


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Bessie Coleman: Daredevil Aviatrix

February 22nd, 2012

Episode 417 of 937 episodes

Bessie Coleman knew that becoming a pilot was her dream. Because she was a black woman, no American flight schools would admit her. Despite the obstacles, Bessie managed to become the first African-American woman in the world to earn a pilot's license.

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