FOX10 News Black History Moments celebrates General J. Gary Cooper. 

During the Vietnam War, Cooper became the first African-America to command a Marine Corps Infantry Company. He later served as assistant secretary of the Air Force and U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica.

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.

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