In 1921 Coleman became the first black woman in the United States to earn a pilot's license, then barnstormed around the country thrilling audiences and inspiring later generations.
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Bessie Coleman was an American Aviator and the first black woman to earn a pilot’s license. Because flying schools in the United States denied her entry, she taught herself French and moved to France, earning her license from France’s well-known Caudron Brother’s School of Aviation in just 7 months.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

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