BHM: First African American Woman gets Flight License

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By Aolani Donegan

Watch as this manicurist turned into one of the most fascinating people in American history. She was told no, but refused to accept that her job as a manicurist would be her life's plan. While she was unable to train to fly in America, a French school would be her ticket. She raised money by working in a chili farm and taught herself French. As Black History month comes to an end, let us tip our hats to a small woman with big dreams. She wowed the world in the 1920's with her dare devil stunts.

 

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