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History of Black Aviators Shared Through Special Exhibit

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 We’ve all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? Both were adventurous young women who soon found themselves captive of the dream, aspiration, and sheer love of … Continue reading

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Black Aviators Recognized

In Madison Overture Center Exhibit We have all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? She, too, was a famous woman aviator who, in 1921, had to go to France to get her pilot’s certificate … Continue reading

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