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Join us as we celebrate the life of the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license with Bessie Coleman. Celebrating black history for students this feature goes into the life of Bessie Coleman with a few fun facts about her courageous efforts to earn a pilot’s license and take to the skies fulfilling her dream. Here we will talk about her life and how she challenged the system by learning French on her own to earn her pilot’s license in a country far away from her Homeland. From her time of dazzling fans taking to the skies with stunt flying and parachuting to her early death, the life of Bessie Coleman will forever be remembered in African American history.
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