First All Female African-American Flight Crew. Captain Rachelle Jones, first officer Stephanie Grant and flight attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers made history on February 2009 when their Atlanta-based Delta Connection carrier departed.
Bessie Coleman: The first African-American woman pilot is highlighted in Kate Schatz's new book Rad American Women A-Z. In addition to this star aviator, Rad American Women features an awesome list of real-life women you can dress up as for Halloween.
Patricia Banks -- One of the first African American flight attendants. She and her fellow AA attendants faced daily racism and hatred from their coworkers, the pilots, their supervisors, and the passengers. She paved the way for others.
Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.
Electronic Field Trip to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman African American pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence
Africans have the highest educational attainment rates of anyimmigrant group in the United States with higher levels of completion than the stereotyped Asian American modelminority. It is not only the first generation that does well,
She is kind of amazing---Beth Brown PH.D was an Astrophysicist in the Sciences and Exploration Directorate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. She was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in Astronomy from the University of Michigan.
1932 - Janet Harmon Waterford Bragg sitting on a fence at Harlem Airport, Chicago. Janet Bragg was a pioneer female African American pilot whose leadership in black pilot organizations in the created opportunities for others.
Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (January 1892 April was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license black-history-facts