Monday, February 6, 2012

Remembering ‘Queen Bess’

From Macon Telegraph: Remembering ‘Queen Bess’
By Monica Smith
In 1922, an 8-year old Arthur Freeman watched in amazement as a plane maneuvered effortlessly through the skies over Chicago at the hands of his aunt, Bessie Coleman. Thirty-year-old Bessie was the first black female pilot in the United States, and likely the world.

Monica Smith is a retired Air Force pilot who resides in Macon. She is a member of Bessie Coleman Aerospace Legacy, Inc.
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