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Brenda Mandt

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Who Was Mary Riddle?

November 1, 2021

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 >

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... 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 >

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