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Pioneering, persistent, and persevering aviator Bessie Coleman was born today, January 26th, in 1892. This marker is in Waxahachie, Texas. Other landmarks include streets named after her in Chicago, Ill, and Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
We added two “favorite videos” on our womenshistory channel: a Smithsonian Channel video about Bessie Coleman, the first African-American female pilot, and a woman suffrage video with a Lady Gaga sound track. What do you think? http://www.youtube.com/womenshistory