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Davis, Benjamin O., Sr.

(1877–1970)

Brigadier General

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. was the first African American to earn the rank of general in the U.S. military. Despite facing multiple barriers to advancement, Davis was a career military officer who consistently championed black equality and education for African ...

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