Black History Quick Facts: First African American Diver

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(Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Matthew D. Leistikow/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

(Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Matthew D. Leistikow/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Today we are going to give you an African American fact that you may not know.  The first African American navy diver was Carl Brashear.

You may remember the movie Men of Honor starring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cuba Gooding Jr[/lastfm]. where he played Brashear.Here is a clip of the movie Men of Honor, Carl Brashear getting an award and a navy ship being named after him.  Continue to enjoy and make black history.

http://youtu.be/I_uLcEA9CTc

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