Bessie Coleman - Quotes

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The air is the only place free from prejudice. ---->>>

I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly. ---->>>

If I can create the minimum of my plans and desires, there shall be no regrets. ---->>>

I refused to take no for an answer. ---->>>

You've never lived till you've flown! ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: January 26, 1892
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas, U.S.
Die: 04-30, 1926
Occupation: Aviator

Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first woman of African American descent, and the first of Native American descent, to hold a pilot license. She achieved her international pilot license in 1921. Born to a family of sharecroppers in Texas, she went into the cotton fields at a young age but also studied in a small segregated school and went on to attend one term of college at Langston University (wikipedia)