Louisville airport to host exhibit honoring black achievement in aviation

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“The Sky’s the Limit: A Celebration of the History of Black Achievement in Aviation,” has arrived at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport in celebration of Black History Month.

The exhibit is featured in the rotunda at the entrance of Concourses A and B, giving 300,000 travelers an opportunity to learn about these individuals and groups. This exhibit is past the TSA checkpoint.

Through the use of visuals, visitors will see how Black men and women in history got their start in aviation, any adversity they experienced and how they ultimately achieved greatness and rose to prominence.

The exhibit, which runs through the end of the month, spotlights 14 individuals and organizations, including Bessie Coleman, the first Black woman to receive a pilot’s license, Robert Lawrence a pilot designation as the first Black astronaut and the Tuskegee Airmen.

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