Mar 02, 2015

Jet named for trailblazing black pilot at Continental - Houston Chronicle

“He lost his dignity, his honor, his self-esteem, all of his savings, and he was reduced to menial work like cleaning milk cans,” Jim Green said. Only one reasonSmisek frankly discussed the past discrimination by the industry and Continental in his remarks at the ceremony, where guests included dozens of active and retired black commercial aviation pilots and 130 Houston Independent School...

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