This category lists pages and sites about the life of Bessie Coleman (1893-1926). Coleman was the first Black woman to fly a plane and the first licensed African-American pilot in the world. She was killed in an accident during a flight show in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Aeronautics - Bessie Coleman
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography provided by the Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science, Technology, and Research.
Bessie Coleman
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Documents the achievements of the world's first licensed black pilot.
Bessie Coleman
[ Kids/Teens ] Simple biography and sketch from the First Flight Shrine.
Bessie Coleman Biography
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information about the aviator provided by the Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Fly Girls: Bessie Coleman
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Biographical sketch and portrait from PBS.
The Ninety Nines: Bessie Coleman
[ Kids/Teens ] Short biography of the world's first African-American woman pilot honored with U.S. Stamp.
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