Sweet Blackberry’s Inspiring Animated Short About Bessie Coleman

The triumphant story of the first African-American woman to become a pilot

Rooted in the belief that stories are powerful and able to inspire young people, non-profit organization Sweet Blackberry‘s mission is to shine a light on little-known African-American achievements. Founded by activist Karyn Parsons (perhaps best-known to many as Hilary Banks from “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”), the organization is currently funding their fourth animated short; about the incredible story of Bessie Coleman, the first …

How a Team of Brave Pilots are Delivering Aid to Isolated Areas

The people who most urgently need medical supplies, food and other aid are oftentimes located in the most isolated areas. The Mission Aviation Fellow (MAF) is dedicated to delivering these life-saving supplies—thanks to their fleet of “bush planes” and a crew of highly trained pilots who can fly in and out of almost any terrain. In his latest video, Dustin of SmarterEveryDay paid a visit …

Y-3 Space Apparel for Virgin Galactic

The adidas + Yohji Yamamoto collaborative brand will suit up the commercial spaceline's pilots and passengers

Within their respective industries, Sir Richard Branson and Yohji Yamamoto share a vision for chasing the future. Both have been progressive-thinking rule-breakers for decades—so it comes as not too much of a surprise that Branson’s Virgin Galactic worked with Y-3 (Yamamoto’s sportswear line with adidas) to develop space-appropriate uniforms. Functional, fashionable and—rather than futuristic—grounded in the “now,” the prototype designs for the pilot flight-suit and …