Remembering David Harris, the First Black Commercial Pilot for a Major Airline

Remembering David Harris, The FIrst Black Commercial Pilot for A Major Airline

David E. Harris, a former Air Force airman who became the first Black pilot for a major U.S. passenger airline, died on March 8 in Marietta, Georgia. He was 89 years old.  Harris worked for American Airlines from 1964 to 1994, according to The Washington Post, becoming the first Black pilot to man the cockpit […]

Black-Owned Wanderstay Boutique Hotel Opens in Houston

Houston has a new Black-owned hotel that is making quite the statement in the east downtown area of the city. According to Community Impact, a press release from the office of Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner, recognizes the Wanderstay Boutique Hotel as the only Black-owned hotel in the Houston-area. The hotel is owned by Deidre Mathis, who founded the […]

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