Title: The History Guy': Barnstorming Aviator Bessie Coleman

Barnstorming Aviator Bessie Coleman

'The History Guy' Lance Geiger discusses pioneering female aviator Bessie Coleman, who was part African American and part Native American. After facing prejudice in the United States, she traveled to France, where 'Queen Bess' became the first person of either heritage to earn a pilot’s license. Watch the video above, download the activity and share your answers with #historyathome.

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