For the first time, the US Navy names its new carrier after a Black sailor

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  • September 30, 2020
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Sometime in the late 2020s, a ship will float out of a Virginia drydock bearing the name of an American hero.The USS Doris Miller, the fourth aircraft carrier in the Gerald R. Ford class of ships, will be the first carrier named after an enlisted sailor. More importantly, however, the Doris Miller will also be the first carrier named after a Black sailor, breaking the

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