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The First African-American Aviatrix In The World | Episode 47

Bessie Coleman was the first African-American in the world to earn an international civilian pilot's license. She had to go to France to do it, because no one in the US would teach her. When she came back to the states, she became a barnstormer - a pilot who performed death-defying stunts in the air. She traveled the country lecturing on aviation and performing shows, all with the goal of earning enough money to buy her own plane and open her own flight school. While Bessie didn't live long enough to fulfill her dream of opening a school, she inspired many people who worked hard to make that dream a reality. She is a legend, period, and one seriously good witch.

NTRO - 10:05 | Hannah tells the micro-story of Madame C.J. Walker’s mansion in upstate New York and how it is currently being renovated for something exciting!

11:35 - 42:00 | Hannah tells us the heart rending story of the first African-American aviatrix in the world, and the first African-American ever to hold a civilian pilot’s license.

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The Great Sandwina | Episode 23

The Great Sandwina (given name, Katie Brumbach) aka The Lady Hercules aka the Woman of Steel is one of the strongest women to have ever lived. She made a name and a legacy working in the circus in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, but was known for being a paragon of femininity as well, kind of a paradox for gender roles at the time. She loved sex, made no apologies, and beat men in the ring every time they dared challenge her. She was one seriously bad bitch.

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