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Fly! Bessie Fly!

Photo of vintage plane flying with sunset in background.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: Free

Linden Public Library

31 East Henry Street
Columbia Bank Room
Linden, NJ 07036

Linden Public Library

Event Description

Learn about the life and legacy of Bessie Coleman in this history program presented by Dr. Daisy Century.

Bessie Coleman was an extraordinary woman who risked everything for her dreams.

Through hard work and determination, she became the first African-American woman to become a licensed pilot and the first American to hold an international pilot license.

This event is intended for all ages.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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