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Black History Month – Honoring the Worlds First Black Flight Attendant

Date: February 7, 2018
Type: AFA Article

Originally published by NBC News

The Association of Flight Attendants, in honor of Black History month, pays special tribute to the World’s First Black Flight Attendant, Léopoldine Douala-Bell Smith, whose personal achievements within the aviation industry were honored at the Flight Path Museum, Los Angeles. A news article published by NBC News, March 2015, and available on our AFA International website tells the story of an extraordinary woman, Ms.Léopoldine Douala-Bell Smith.  Her accomplishments laid the foundation for many who pursued careers in the aviation industry. Please join us this month as we proudly recognize Black History Month and honor exceptional accomplishments and achievements throughout history.

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