Mae Jemison Becomes First African American Woman in Space On this day in Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel through space. She served as Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on
Mae Jemison, the black woman to fly in Space Jemison graduated with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies and later obtained a Doctor of Medicine and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care
Willa Brown Chappell was a pioneering aviator who co-founded the National Airmen’s Association of America, an organization whose mission was to get African Americans into the United States Air Force. Inspired by Bessie Coleman, Chappell.
Joan Dorsey was the first African-American flight attendant hired to work for American Airlines. JOAN DORSEY for your sacrifice and for setting a standard which made the life I now love to live possible!
Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African American in aviation history. Coleman was the FIRST WOMAN TO EARN A PILOT'S LICENSE.
People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.