On April 30, 1926, Bessie Coleman died at the age of 34.
In 1926, Bessie Coleman died in a plane crash during a test flight. Many African American leaders attended her funeral including Ida B. Wells.
Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to receive a pilot’s license.
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