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AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIES FIRST ALL-BLACK FEMALE CREW

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AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIES FIRST ALL-BLACK FEMALE CREW

by Mike Creef, via https://theblackwallsttimes.com/

A recent American Airlines flight made history with the first all-Black female flight crew in the carrier’s 96-year history.

American Airlines Flight 372, taking off from Phoenix, AZ and landing in Dallas, TX, honored Bessie Coleman, the first Black woman to receive a pilot’s license, with the all-Black female crew.

The flight celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bessie Coleman earning her pilot’s license in Europe, since no private or governmental flight programs would accept Black people in the U.S. at that…

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