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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Friends Bessie Coleman Sources New in the 1920's Information "Bessie Coleman." Bio. A&E Television Networks, 2015. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. Ads "The air is the only place free from prejudices." Robert S. AbbottFounder and publisher of the Chicago Defender newspaper Lieutenant William J. PowellPromoter of black aviaion Flappers are the Bee's Knees Everything goes swell with the radio The Jazz Singer creates a sensation. It's the berries! Women leave house with snug fitting clothe hats. Today, I was broadcasted and received my pilot's license and became a stunt pilot.My aerial tricks are the cat's meow. My goal is to inspire young people with my sense of adventure and establish a school for young black aviators. Listening to stories of World War I pilots on the radio has sparked my interest in aviation. You might see me up in the sky soon! Sept. 1921- Flying to New York. Hopefully I will return and be a media sensation just like The Jazz Singer was. Everyone read the newspaper today... Apparently I am now known as "Queen Bess!" Sept. 22, 1922- It was so awesome to be inan American airshow and honor the veterans of World War I today. I was nominated as the "world's greatest woman flier." When I was a child, I vowed that I would someday "amount to something." Today I have achieved that goal. At the Checkerboard Airdrome in Chicago delivering a stunning demonstration of my new moves- including figure eights, loops, and near-ground dips. Come watch if you can. Sorry for those who were disappointed today when I walked off stage while performing in a feature-length film called Shadow and Sunshine. It was just that I had no intention of demonstrating the image that most whites have of blacks.There should be EQUAL rights for all. Even though my plane is in bad shape, I'm still determined to plan a parachute jump for tomorrow. With William Wills right now. Wish me luck! Stay tuned to the radio when I land. "I refused to take no for an answer."~Bessie Coleman Kate Birlingmair 2nd
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