Mary Riddle (1902 – 1981), a member of the Satsop and Clatsop tribes, was born Nannie Riddell in Bridgeport, Washington. She also owned property on the... more >
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Who Was Mary Riddle?
November 1, 2021
Bessie Coleman: Daredevil, Pioneer, Advocate
February 11, 2021
Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta Texas, right near the border with Louisiana and Arkansas, in 1892. Her mother was African American and her father was... more >
Eugene Bullard, the First African American Fighter Pilot and Veteran of Two World Wars
January 18, 2021
Eugene Bullard (1895 – 1961) was among the first black military pilots in the world. There were around five black military pilots in World War I, and... more >