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The Fly Girl Show

The Fly Girl Show hosted by Casey Grant


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In all of the stories about aviation and its history, the stories of the first African American stewardesses have been left untold and unknown. We first took to the skies when flying was glamorous and exclusive, when little girls dreamt of being stewardesses, models, or movie stars. We rubbed elbows with the elite and traveled the world when few others could. We flew as pioneers in a global society long before the time of the Internet and globalization. We also kept our heads high facing down racial prejudice and discrimination. We lived as stars of the sky. I was one of the first African American stewardesses for Delta Airlines and I worked alongside other pioneers for almost thirty-five years as co-adventures and friends. My show will introduce you to some of these pioneers and take you on our journey!

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Is your spirit a little low? Do you need to feed your spirit with some inspirational healing? My interview today is with, Angel Davis, someone you need to know. Ms. Davis exudes positivenss, love, and encouragment in person and now... more

Why fight the long lines,flight delays and grueling security lines at O'Hara or Midway. Yes there is another airport in the area you can consider. Gary/Chicago International Airport. Meet Carol E. Bell, Vice President of B.Coleman... more

Brenda Robinson ,earned the recognition as the "first African American female pilot to serve in the U.S military" Aftler 13 years she retired and flew as first officer for Amerian Airlines for 17 years while completing her Navy committment as... more

"Running saved my life". These are the words of a very determine young man, Andre Slay. Andre became an amputee at 24, just weeks away from taking his test to qualify as a pilot when he was involved in a motorcycle accident and... more

Know your aviation Black History. Learn the unknown or untold stories of the first African American stewardesses/flight attendant. Our journey started in 1956 when Patricia Banks Edmiston, the first black women to apply for the position, Ms.... more

GiGi Coleman is the great niece of Bessie Coleman, the first African American to earn a pilots license. GiGi Coleman has continued in her aunts dreams to help others learn how to fly through the B.Coleman Allstars Aviation. It's a... more

First interview for 2016! Meet Karen Hawkins the first female corporate pilot for Ford.Listen to her journey to overcome her trials and tribulations as she became the only female pilot and later promoted to Captain for the Ford corporation .

Let's rattle those pots and pans and eat the meal with class and etiquette with Ms. Carolyn Shelton!

Marion Beckett is a retired flight attandant and registered nurse. On today's show she will share her journey with cancer and her recovery.

A beautiful, feisty, petite Negro ( the term used in 1956) young lady from New York had the desire to travel and see the world, when she applied for a stewardess job at Capital Airlines was refused because of the color of her skin.... more

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