Bessie Coleman 16-21


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Part 2 go Bessie Coleman project.

Storyboard Text

  • Distraught, Bessie goes to Jenny. Jenny tells her that, together, they can be the best flying duo in the world, and that Bessie has to prove Angelina wrong.
  • Bessie keeps getting better and better at flying. She rises to the top of her class, above Angeline.
  • Bessie finally graduates, 7 months later, and Angeline is not happy.
  • Bessie heads back to America after earning her aviation license.
  • Bessie with the help of her old friend, Robert Abbott, does her first airshow at Curtiss Field near New York City. "The World's Greatest Woman Flyer"
  • "Queen Bess" did amazing airshows for the next few years and demonstrated figure eights, loops, near-ground dips, and many more daredevil tricks. Her next dream was to open an aviation school for young black women.
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