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What is the origin of 'crazy as a Bessie bug'?

Type your answer here... Yes, a "Bessie bug" is a bug that lives in/between wet logs in a pile or something similar. You can capture two of them and rub them together and they (MORE)

How did Bessie Coleman died?

The day before an airshow, her mechanic William Wills was flying an airplane. Bessie was going over the plane and had no seatbelt on. A wrench got into the gearbox and jammed (MORE)

Where did Bessie smith perform?

Bessie smith preformed on the streets of chatanogah ***************** Bessie began singing on the streets of Chattanooga with her brother who eventually ran off with a travel (MORE)

Who discovered Bessie Smith?

Nobody really discovered her. She worked her way up the show biz ladder. She got world wide fame when she started recording for Columbia in 1923. She started by singing on th (MORE)

What are Bessie smith's political views?

Bessie could have cared less about politics and in those days black weren't allowed to vote so it really didn't matter. Bessie was 100% show biz and loved life and loved havin (MORE)

What did Bessie blount do?

She was an African-American woman who worked as a physical therapist; she was also an inventor, and her expertise was in helping injured soldiers. She developed an invention t (MORE)

What school did Bessie Coleman go to?

She went to a one-room school for blacks and received an 8th grade diploma, She did not go to high school. but spent one term at Oklahoma Colored Agricultural and Normal Uni (MORE)

Did Bessie smith go to college?

She didn't even complete grammar school. She basically attended the "College of Hard Knocks." She was a professional show biz personality at a very early age and was brought u (MORE)

What are some of the accomplishment of Bessie Coleman?

Bessie Coleman's major accomplishments were when she moved to  Chicago and got inspired to be a pilot. Since she was black and a  woman nobody would teach, not even the blac (MORE)

What did Bessie Coleman do?

Bessie Coleman was the first African American female pilot. And,  she was the first African American to hold an international pilot  license, which she earn on June 15, 1921 (MORE)