What does Bessie Coleman have in common with Tina Turner, Jane Goodall and Madam C.J. Walker? As of Wednesday, it's a Barbie doll.

Barbie officially announced the launch of its Bessie Coleman doll on Wednesday, as part of its "Inspiring Women" series, in honor of both her January 26 birthday and Black History Month's imminent beginning. Coleman was the first Black and Native American female pilot, and her success inspired other pilots of color to earn their wings.

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