Song Of the Day: Black Lives Matter to Me by Raffi
Did You Know?
The first licensed African American Female pilot was named Bessie Coleman.
“Bessie Coleman soared across the sky as the first African American, and the first Native American woman pilot. Known for performing flying tricks, Coleman’s nicknames were; “Brave Bessie,” “Queen Bess,” and “The Only Race Aviatrix in the World.” Her goal was to encourage women and African Americans to reach their dreams. Unfortunately, her career ended with a tragic plane crash, but her life continues to inspire people around the world.” Read More from the National Women’s History Museum
Black Educator: Kelly Miller
Mathematician Kelly Miller advanced the intellectual life of African Americans, earning several advanced degrees. He was the first Black man to attend Johns Hopkins University. Read more from Biography.Com