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Black Horizons

One Aviator's Experience in the Post-Tuskegee Era

Black Horizons( )
Author: Gooch, U. L. Rip Gooch
Sharp, Glen
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:ABC Consulting
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
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Black Horizons is the memoir of an orphan who went from the bottom to become a pioneering aviator, businessman and politician in the post-Tuskegee Airmen era. As a poor African-American youngster picking cotton in a 1930s Tennessee field, U.L. Rip Gooch would look to the sky as airplanes flew overhead and think about escaping to a better life. Soon after World War II, he earned his pilot's license with "Chief" C. Alfred Anderson, but found that racist hiring practices among airlines...
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