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Bessie Coleman; The Green Book
Hightailing Through History
Welcome in to episode 55! The sisters continue their journey through Black history with the stories of Bessie Coleman, the first Black *and* Native American woman to receive her pilot’s license. She dazzled her audiences with her shows doing tail spins, loop de loops, wing walking and sky diving! Next, KT covers the creation of The Negro Motorist Green Book, More commonly called The Green Book, and how it put power and freedom in the hands of Black travelers across the United States (and world!) *~*~*~*~ The Socials! Instagram - @HightailingHistory TikTok- @HightailingHistoryPod Facebook -Hightailing Through History or @HightailingHistory Twitter - @HightailingPod *~*~*~*~ Source Materials: Bessie Coleman-- https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/first-american-women-flight https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/bessie-coleman https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/celebrating-centennial-bessie-coleman https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/flygirls-bessie-coleman/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/11/obituaries/bessie-coleman-overlooked.html Green Book-- *~*~*~*~ Intro/outro music: "Loopster" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/laurel-rockall/message
17 Feb 2023
Relative Disasters, Episode 76 - Bessie Coleman and the Barnstormers of the 1920's
Come join us in the friendly skies, where danger is a constant co-pilot and daredevils risked their lives to entertain the onlookers below. We're going to talk about the 13 Black Cats flying troupe, Gladys Ingle's amazing "mid-air wheel replacement" stunt, and the incredible life of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American woman to get a pilot's license, along with barnstorming stunts and safety equipment (or lack thereof). Sources: William J. Powell - Black Wings, published 1934 Doris Rich - Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator, published 1993 The 13 Flying Black Cats The Gladys Ingle Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oAzdbd0J2A
19 Sep 2022
Bessie Coleman: Pilot (Encore - 5/11/22)
Who, When, Wow!
11 May 2022
Bessie Coleman: Pilot
Who, When, Wow!
9 Mar 2022
Made of Mettle
The Daring. The Dynamic. The Death-Defying. This is the story of Bessie Coleman.Win A Free Ninja Air Fryer! - > https://madeofmettlegiveaway.ck.page/c408483d5aInstagram (@madeofmettlepodcast)Facebook (Made of Mettle Podcast Group)madeofmettlepodcast.comSupport the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/madeofmettle)
7 Mar 2022
SMNTY Classics: Bessie Coleman
Stuff Mom Never Told You
Friend of the show Yves shares the story of Bessie Coleman, the first Black American woman to earn a pilot’s license in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25 Feb 2022
Featured Flyer: Bessie Coleman
Above the Wing
This week, we continue our Featured Flyer series with Bessie Coleman. We chose to feature Bessie in honor of Black History Month, which occurs each February. We discuss her impressive affinity for flight, and her journey to becoming the world's first Black woman to earn her pilot's license. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
23 Feb 2022
Episode 32 - Bessie Coleman
Queen Bess. Brave Bessie. Aviatrix extraordinaire. First African American person - male or female - to obtain an international pilots license. Period. Need we say more? This week we are talking all about one of the pioneers of women in aviation - Bessie Coleman. She’s known today as someone who never took no for an answer and kept pursuing her dreams of flying high in the sky. All while standing up against racial segregation.
14 Feb 2022
Bessie Coleman: Queen of the Skies
Hintertales: Stories from the Margins of History
The daughter of illiterate sharecroppers, Bessie Coleman dreamed of a life above the clouds. Her ambition led her to an aviation school in France, where she became the first black woman in the world to earn an international pilot's license. Her courage and determination remain a testament to anyone faced with seemingly impassable obstacles.
17 Sep 2021
Series 3 Ep 5 - Bessie Coleman
This weeks episode we chat about Bessie Coleman who was an early American civil aviator. She was the first African-American woman and first Native American to hold a pilot license. And our CITN are all the women in Afghanistan who have gone back under taliban rule.We stop waffling at - 22:33Got an amazing story about a chick in history of your own? Email your Chickstory to firstname.lastname@example.orgFollow us on Instagram: @chickstory_podcastExecutive Producers Yvie Jones and Annette StaglienoEdited by Annette StaglienoProduced by Sam PetersenSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/chickstory. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
8 Sep 2021