FOX10 News Black History Moments celebrates Mobile native, Vernon Z. Crawford.
Crawford established the city's first African-American law firm on Davis Avenue. He also became known as the "Dean" of black attorneys in Mobile.
One of the lawsuits handled by his firm brought about Mobile's mayor-council system of government.
Learn more about black history contributions at fox10tv.com.
You can also, visit the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trails. The trails' primary objective is to share Mobile's multicultural legacy.
"You can't know where you're going until you know where you've been," was the motto of the trail founder, Dora Franklin Finley. Information can be found at http://www.dffaaht.org/ and on the organization's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/dffaahtrail/.
To book a tour, please call (251) 725-2236.