Episode 10 – Bessie Coleman: “Brave Bessie”

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the exploits of Bessie Coleman, the first black woman and Native American to ever hold a pilot’s license. She travelled the world encouraging women and African Americans to learn to fly, all while performing death-defying stunts and advocating for gender and racial equality. If you’ve heard of Amelia Earheart, Charles Lindbergh, and the Wright Brothers, it’s about time you got to know Bessie!

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