BlackHistoryMonth Bessie Colemanclick for numberShe was an American civil aviator and the first black woman to have a pilots license. In 1931, the Challenger Pilots Association of Chicago started a tradition of flying over her grave ever year as homage to her.

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Bessie Coleman (1892-1926)

She was an American civil aviator and the first black woman to have a pilot’s license. In 1931, the ‘Challenger Pilots Association of Chicago’ started a tradition of flying over her grave ever year as homage to her. https://t.co/EmiQPhOQPr