My pilot for Cartoon Network was just released! It’s called Infinity Train. It’s about a girl, her robot, and a corgi king. It took us about a year to make and I really hope you like it. Thank you to everyone who made this possible, I wouldn’t have been able to make this without the support of so many wonderful people!
When Bessie Coleman took flight in 1921 she didn’t just break the glass ceiling — she soared tens of thousands of feet above it.
At the time, Coleman was the first black woman in the United States to earn a pilot’s license.
And as she ascended into the sky that day, all of the people who doubted her, who discriminated against her for her race and gender, would become smaller and smaller until they disappeared out of sight.
“The air is the only place free from prejudices,” Coleman once said.
On Thursday, Google commemorated Coleman’s 125th birthday with a doodle showing her plane doing loops and turns to spell the search engine’s name. Read more