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Meet Eugene Harmond first African American steward hired by Delta Air Lines

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 Meet Eugene Harmond the first African American Steward ( as they were called back in the day)  to fly for Delta Air Lines and is still gracing the skies after forty one years.  Tune in as he relives his early years as the first African American male flight attendant ,facing racisim and other turbulent issues trying to  pursue his dream of traveling all over the world.  Did you know that Heinrich Kubis was hired in 1912 by a German firm Delag  as the first Steward to fly on a Zeppelin flight ?  Join us to find out what historical event pushed companies to hire women as Stewardesses when their weren't enough men to fill these positons.    

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