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BESSIE COLEMAN—A COURAGEOUS WOMAN OF SOARING AMBITION PART 2

HERE’S A WOMAN who rose from a http://wp.me/p2ETap-az9 sharecropper family to being called “the world’s greatest woman flier” in 1922. Today in Part 2, we find Bessie returning to the … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · 2 Comments

BESSIE COLEMAN—A COURAGEOUS WOMAN OF SOARING AMBITION PART 1

MORE THAN 100 years ago, a young woman heard about pioneer aviatrix Harriet Quimby and thought flying might be fun for her too. The young woman had two challenges: her … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · 1 Comment