Things To Do Huntsville: Black Wings – American Dreams Of Flight

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On October 1, 2014

black wingsBlack Wings: American Dreams of Flight

This Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition chronicles the story of African Americans, who despite facing racial barriers, attained great achievements in the world of aviation.  It highlights the stories of important figures in aviation from Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to receive her pilot’s license, to Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to fly in space.  Black Wings retells the stories of African Americans who dreamed of flight, left their mark and helped pave the way for those who would follow.

The exhibit is on displaythrough November 2, 2014 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

Information courtesy of Mike Manosky, Huntsville Realtor.

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