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Bessie Coleman

(1896—1926)


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(b. 20 January 1896; d. 30 April 1926), first licensed African American female aviator, barnstormer, parachutist, and activist.

Born in Atlanta, Texas, Elizabeth Coleman was the twelfth of thirteen children. ...


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