Lily as Bessie Coleman
My daughter as Bessie Coleman: Bessie Coleman was the first African American to hold an international pilot license and the first African American woman to pilot a plane in the US. Unable to become a pilot in the US, she studied French and went to Europe. When she returned to the US she became a sensation for her ability to do barrel rolls, wing walks and her loop-de-loop trick aviation.
*Original photo credit: National Air and Space Museum Public Domain*
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