Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.
Black History Month: Famous Black Engineers and Scientists
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
A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Colin Luther Powell: U. Statesman & Retired Four-Star General in United States Army. First African American appointed to that position. First, &, so far, only African American to serve on Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Elijah McCoy was born in Canada. He was an African Canadian inventor!
20 Quotes By Famous African-Americans Posters
This is a set of 20 quote posters by Famous African Americans. Each poster has a quote from one of these influential people:* Arthur Ashe* Barack Obama* Frederick Douglass* Jesse Jackson* Malcolm X* Martin Luther King, Jr. * Maya Angelou* Michael Jordan* Nelson Mandela* Rosa ParksAll Posters have the same layout and design.
Make Black History Month come alive for your students with these activities to research 13 famous African American Women. There are 7 activities for each woman which are great for research and making lap books.