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Dr. Bridges is a Texas native, writer, and history professor. He can be reached at drkenbridges@ gmail.com. Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman had said as a child that she wanted to make something of herself. For an African-American at the turn of the century, there were few opportunities for that to happen. With the invention of airplanes, she found a magnificent new calling as the first African…

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