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From The Cockpit to The Classroom: Bed-Stuy Youth Aviation Center Honors First Black Woman Pilot Bessie Coleman

The Dr. Ronald E. McNair School Aviation Center kicked off Black History month in an interactive event commemorating the 131st birthday of Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman, the first Black and Indigenous woman to earn her pilot license and become an aviator.  Coleman’s success, despite the many gender and racial obstacles she encountered, was a focal point […]