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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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I am honored to interview the first black stewardess in the WORLD who took to the skies a few years before history was made in the United States when Patricia Banks-Edmiston, ( who became the first black to be hired by a commerical... more

Part two of Gay Pride month

GAY PRIDE MONTH , " Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual,Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)- Is celebrated each year in June to honor the1969 Stonewall uprising in Manhattan, the uprising was the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in... more

DO YOUR PART- STAND UP AND BE COUNTED- FILL OUT YOUR CENSUS FORM! The Census was has been reported to have first been implimented as far back a c.575-535 BC by Servius Tullius, sixth King of Rome. The first... more

Do you know the history and significance of Juneteenth? June 19th is also known as Juneteenth which is a day to recognize the end of slavery and to celebrate the culture and achievements of Africian- Americans. It became a state holiday in... more

Do you know the benefits of belonging or creating a Mastermind group? I am one of the co-founders of EPOC- Empowering People of Color. It will be my pleasure to introduce you to the other three fabulous co-founders on my next podcast.... more

Please be aware that this show experienced 5 minutes of technical difficuilties before the actual interview started . The interview is worth listening to! February is Black History month and my next interview is with the first African American... more

Black history is here and I'm proud to annouce I participated in a mock Academy Award ceremony at Nordstrom! It was a closed event for the employees only and was a great success, thanks to the hard work of John Garner. John... more

In honor of Cancer month, I will be interviewing a young lady that is fighting for her life and against all odds she is winning ! Tane (Tane'sha) Nelson Cheptoo was told that she only had 5 years to live - eight years later she is still here... more

GiGi Coleman is the great niece of Bessie Coleman who was the first African-American female to receive her pilots license as a commerical pilot. Ms. GiGi Coleman continues to keep Bessie Coleman's legacy alive by lecturing... more

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