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Brooke Bessie Coleman

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Stephanie abels

on 29 April 2016

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Transcript of Brooke Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman
Three Interesting Facts
She left school to help her mother.
Bessie Coleman
Early Life
Bessie dreamed of flying but no school would take her because she was black and a women.
Why Bessie Coleman Is Famous
She is the first African American to earn her pilot license. She was the first black person to fly an airplane.
Major Accomplishments
Bessie Coleman is the first African American to fly and get a pilot license.She was also the first African American women to fly an airplane.
Brooke Bessie Coleman
Family Life
Her family was a poor black family. Bessie had 5 sisters and 3 brothers birth order Lilah, Alberta, Walter, Isaiah, John, Bessie, Nilus, Georgia, and Elois. Her parents name were George and Susan Coleman.
Robert Abbot helps her get to France.
She is the first African American to earn her pilot license.
Bessie Coleman was born on January 26 1892.
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