Don't Stop Mildred Hemmons Carter!

February 1, 1941 Mildred Hemmons Carter earned her pilot’s license. Carter entered the Tuskegee Institute at age 15, receiving a degree in Business and becoming the first woman to graduate from the elite Cadet Pilot Training Program. However, when she applied to Jackie Cochran to enter the WASPs she was turned away on the grounds of race.
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