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Dozens of blues musicians, some as famous as Bessie Smith, were buried in unmarked graves.Blues Musicians in Unmarked Graves Are Finally Getting Some Respect|Malcolm Jones|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Julien had trouble competing in the flamboyance category with his occasional air show mate, Bessie Coleman.Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots|Marc Wortman|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I needed to understand more about his mother, Bessie Gilmore.
Bessie Smith once sang of wanting a pig foot and a bottle of beer and to be left alone because she was “in my sin.”
Then Mamie let Maggie squeeze; but she pinched harder than Bessie had done, and hurt it a little.Bessie at the Sea-Side|Joanna Mathews
Bessie Manners's mother undertook to send a supply of ices, and a generous store of sweets and flowers seemed forthcoming.The Youngest Girl in the Fifth|Angela Brazil
"But it's too late to be sorry now," said Bessie, gravely shaking her head.Lily Norris' Enemy|Joanna Mathews
“You have no right to be ignorant at all events,” Bessie argued with all her freedom.Lady Barbarina|Henry James
Mr. Beeton discussed this new departure with his wife, who decided that Bessie was at the bottom of it all.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling