Chasing a Dream

Perry Jones, age 6, stands in a field on his grandfather’s Virginia farm. He hears a buzz and looks up to see a plane flying overhead. “Grandpa, that’s what I want to do when I grow up,” he says eagerly. “I want to drive that airplane.” “Perry, if you want to drive that airplane, you can do it,” his grandather tells him. Jones would go on to become the first Black airline pilot for Pan Am. More > (PDF p. 12)

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