Lillian Eliane Fishburne became the first black woman promoted to Rear Admiral (RDML) in the United States Navy.
Lillian Fishburne – Rear Admiral – Associated Links:
- Lillian Fishburne | The Black Past Organization: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/fishburne-lillian-e-1949
- Rear Admiral Lillian Fishburne – War History | Black History in America: http://www.myblackhistory.net/Lillian_Fishburne.htm
- Rear Admiral Lillian Fishburne | The History Makers: http://www.thehistorymakers.org/biography/radm-lillian-fishburne
- Rear Admiral Lillian Fishburne | Military.com: https://www.military.com/navy/rear-adm-lillian-fishburne.html