Listen: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier named after African American WWII hero
"And backyard home tonight and to Martin Luther King Junior his son Martin Luther King the third placing a wreath at the base of the memorial in Washington. DC The and the US Navy honoring. Sailor Dora Story Miller naming an aircraft carrier after him first for an African American Miller served as ship's Cook during the attack on Pearl Harbor stepping up to help the wounded and then firing antiaircraft machine gun. He was the first african-american awarded the Navy. Cross Miller died in battle two years later"