FOX10 News Black History Moments celebrates former NASA and Air Force Engineer Lonnie Johnson.

Johnson, a graduate of Williamson High School and Tuskegee University, invented one of the world's best selling toys, the Super Soaker Water Gun.

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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