Eugene Bullard: The first Black fighter pilot

Flying each mission with his pet Capuchin monkey, Eugene J. Bullard never had an easy life, but would become the first Black fighter pilot.  Born October 9, 1895 in Columbus, Georgia, Bullard was the youngest of 10, three of which died in childbirth. Bullard was the child of William Bullard, a former slave, and JospehineContinue reading “Eugene Bullard: The first Black fighter pilot”