13 February 2009

Culture Spot: Bessie Coleman,First African-American pilot

Bessie Colman, known as “Queen Bess,” became the first African-American pilot and the first American to hold an international pilot’s license.

colored de couleur
a galune fille, une nana
to dare someone défier
to boostpousser
to find outapprendre, découvrir
to make one’s wayse diriger vers
to hand donner
liftla portance
weightla masse d’équilibrage
thrustla poussée
dragla résistance, la traînée
masteringen maîtrissant
to achieveatteindre
goalun objectif

To learn more about this extraordinary woman, read the Wikipedia article.


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