Tag Archives: Aviator

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was a pioneer and innovator in the field of aviation, both as an African-American and as a woman. Overcoming the obstacles placed in her path by the society of her day, she set and example for all of those following in her path. 

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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. is remembered for many things: Being the first Black Air Force General, leading the Tuskegee Airmen flight squadron and standing up to the military establishment in advancing the cause of Black soldiers.

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