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Category: civil rights

Episode 39: Bessie Coleman

Before Amelia Earhart broke barriers in the world of aviation, there was a Black Cherokee woman from Texas who used her love of aviation to break down racial barriers. But she was forced to leave the country she loved to make her dreams reality because in 1920 no one in America was willing to teach…

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Episode 35: Harry Tyson Moore

The journey to freedom has led to countless Black Americans sacrificing for the cause of civil rights with many sacrificing their lives for the movement…including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers. But years before those brave men were murdered, a Florida teacher and his wife became the first martyrs of the civil rights movement.…

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