African American History Month: Bessie Coleman

4″ x 5.5″   pen and markers Bessie Coleman (1892 – 1926) was the first woman to earn an International Aviation License and the first African-American licensed pilot. Born in Texas,  Bessie was the 10th of 13 children.  Unhappy with small town life in Texas, she moved to Chicago in 1915 to join her brother andContinue reading “African American History Month: Bessie Coleman”