Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman Black pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence

Electronic Field Trip to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman Black pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence

In 1957, Daisy Bates became a household name when she fought for the right of nine Black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

While Unsung in '63, Women Weren't Just 'Background Singers'

In 1957, Daisy Bates became a household name when she fought for the right of nine Black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

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