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TAMIKA CODY

Visual Digital Journalist = Content Producer + Host, Podcast Producer + Writer + Storyteller + Videographer 

 

Telling the Story of America’s First Black Generals

Benjamin O. Davis Sr. and Benjamin O. Davis Jr. – they were a father and son who became America’s first Black generals. They both broke down barriers by addressing segregation in the military and helping to launch the first Black flying squadron. Years later, their great-grandnephew, Doug Melville, noticed that their names were largely left out of the conversation, so he decided to do something about it. In his book, “Invisible Generals,” Melville tells his family’s story and sheds light on their groundbreaking impact. He joins Soledad O’Brien in-studio to discuss.

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