Black History Month Spotlight: Bessie Coleman

Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. Popularly known as "Queen Bess", she was the first person of African American descent to become a licensed airplane pilot, and the first American of any race or gender to hold an international pilot license.

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