The life of Bessie Coleman

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Elizabeth" Bessie " Coleman was born on January 26th, 1892 and died April 30th, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida. As a child she was poor, hardworking, and thought education was extremely crucial. At a young age, her father abandoned them so Bessie had to exit school to take care of her younger siblings, not getting her full education, which made her determined to get the rest of it. After her siblings could take care of themselves, she then returned to school at the Missionary Baptist Church, Texas. Later in life, she attended Langston University in Oklahoma.