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These black female pilots made history when they flew a plane together - and people are feeling inspired

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Alaska Airlines
On May 13, two black female pilots flying an Alaska Airlines airplane from San Francisco to Portland made groundbreaking airline history.
Captain Tara Wright and First Officer Mallory Cave told their passengers that this was the first time in the airline's history that two black female pilots were flying a plane together.
Twitter user kimblackproud posted a video of Wright's announcement on Twitter, where it received over 192,000 likes, almost 50,000 retweets, and over 1,200 comments at the time of this post.
People are moved and inspired by their story because women and...
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Georgia Dems give progressive Stacey Abrams, a shot at being its first black, female governor

Georgia Dems give progressive Stacey Abrams, a shot at being its first black, female governor

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

AP Photo/John Amis
Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.
Voters also picked nominees in Kentucky, Arkansas and Texas ahead of the November midterms. A closer look at key story lines:
ATLANTA - Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.
Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory...
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