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    A Homebuilt Built for the Highway December 21, 2022 Hubert Jackson’s Tribute to Black Americans in Space February 27, 2022 Stephanie D. Wilson: On Her Way to the Moon? February 23, 2022 The Daily Life of the Tuskegee Airmen: The Lieutenant Rayner Collection February 22, 2022 A Life of Dedicated Service: Remembering Brigadier General Charles McGee January 18, 2022
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    My Path: Dedication; dedication; dedication - Robert Griffin III; Professional Football Player What does it take to play professional football? Dedication is one part; find out what else from Heisman Trophy winner and professional football player Robert Griffin III. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqTGtbJgYwA Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 African American or Black people, Behind the scenes, People, Physical science

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    My Path: Go out there and tell them what you want - Darian Jenkins; Professional Soccer Player Get out there and tell people what you want is great advice from professional soccer player Darian Jenkins. Learn more about her story here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCc1XQlOQGI Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 African American or Black people, Behind the scenes, People, Women

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    My Path: Margot Lee Shetterly; Author of Hidden Figures From paper route to award winning author! Learn about Margot Lee Shetterly's path to publishing Hidden Figures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRghIrJUYTk Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 African American or Black people, Human spaceflight, People, Behind the scenes, Society and Culture, Space, Women

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    African American Pioneer Dale White and the 1939 Goodwill Flight Dale L. White Sr.; was a prominent African American pilot; best known for his 1939 “Goodwill Flight” with Chauncey Spencer from Chicago to Washington; DC. https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/african-american-pioneer-dale-white-and-1939-goodwill-flight Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 3, Grade 12, Grades 15-16, Grades 17-20, Grades 13-14 Aircraft, African American or Black people

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    Famous Passengers Aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery These astronauts aren’t just cool because they took a trip of a lifetime; they also hold some famous firsts in history. https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/famous-passengers-aboard-space-shuttle-discovery/HQIikoLlXYXoJw Grades 15-16, Grades 17-20, Grades 13-14, Grade 12, Grade 11, Grade 10, Grade 9, Grade 8, Grade 7, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 3 Space Shuttle program, Women, African American or Black people, Latino people

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    What’s New in Aerospace: National History Day: Breaking Barriers in History The National History Day them this year is Breaking Barriers in History. The National Air and Space Museum curators answer some of your questions. https://youtu.be/MoKLKfyns8s Grade 6, Grade 8, Grade 7, Grade 10, Grade 9, Grade 11, Grade 12 African American or Black people, Asian American or Asian people, Aviation, Pacific Islander people, Women

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    Learn more Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African Americans in Aviation and Space History Learn more Black Aviator: The Story of William J. Powell, by William J. Powell
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