Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Rosa McCauley Parks (1913–2005) was an African American civil rights activist whom the U.S. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". She is famous for her refusal to relinquish her seat to a white man. She was arrested & tried on charges of disorderly conduct & violating a local ordinance. Found guilty, she appealed & formally challenged the legality of racial segregation. After the boycott, she became an icon & spokesperson of the civil rights movement.
by Sara Golish is an emerging visual artist, born in Windsor, Ontario. She is a Euro-Canadian who specializes in figurative drawing and painting in the styles of Magical Realism and Afrofuturism. Black Art See more on her website: http://www.saragolish.com/portfolio/?type=paintings