CAPTAIN WILLIAM PINKNEY
On August 5, 1990 William Pinkney became the 1st African American and the 4th person to circumnavigate or sail around the world.
Deciding he wanted to leave behind a legacy for his grandchildren Capt. Pinkney set sail from the Boston harbor on a 47 foot boat. He chose the most difficult tour taking him around the five capes. Read more here…. https://blackpast.org/aah/pinkney-william-bill-1935