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One Helluva Ride: The Bessie Stringfield Story

  • Beaniks on Conkey 420 Conkey Street Hammond, IN United States (map)

This is the true to life story of Bessie Stringfield, a rebellious young black women, who traveled the country on her Harley in the 1930’s & 40’s. She followed her dreams, her restless spirit and her wanderlust to ride the circle of death with traveling circus’s across the country. A pioneer in an era when women, but more especially black women, were relegated to the kitchen and servitude. This rebellious young woman could not live a life of mediocracy. Straddling a Harley, in a man’s world, her life became One Hell of a Ride.

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Later Event: March 27
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