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Your FREE Copy of Annapolis Creed - the First African-American Color Company Commander at the United States Naval Academy

Your FREE Copy of Annapolis Creed - the First African-American Color Company Commander at the United States Naval Academy

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Dive into the gripping narrative of Dr. Jordan B. Smith, Jr., a trailblazer whose journey from St. Louis, Missouri, to the hallowed halls of the United States Naval Academy redefines the very essence of determination and resilience.

In 1976, amidst the turbulent tides of history, Dr. Smith shattered barriers as the first African-American to ascend to the esteemed position of Color Company Commander at Annapolis. His indomitable spirit, forged through perseverance and unwavering belief, propelled him from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of leadership.

This untold saga delves deep into the heart of a pivotal moment in naval history, where the Class of '76 African Americans challenged the status quo, proving unequivocally that merit transcends the color of one's skin. Through authentic accounts of triumph and tribulation, Dr. Smith illuminates the untold stories of those who dared to defy convention and carve their path amidst the echoes of tradition.

The cover, a poignant snapshot capturing a black girl in a traditional southern belle dress, symbolizes the harmony forged through unity, dispelling the shadows of doubt and prejudice. These brave midshipmen pioneers ushered in a new era, dismantling the discriminatory barriers that once plagued the halls of Annapolis.

But amidst the triumphs lies a poignant truth – progress is never linear. Dr. Smith's journey is fraught with setbacks, failures, and pivotal decisions. Yet, it is his unwavering belief, his creed, that fuels his ascent against all odds.

As you immerse yourself in the pages of "Annapolis Creed," you're invited to embark on a journey of introspection. Can you dream? Do you have a vision? What is your creed? Dr. Jordan B. Smith, Jr.'s odyssey transcends the pages, inspiring readers to embrace their aspirations, no matter the obstacles.

His legacy, enshrined in the annals of history, stands as a testament to the power of belief, the resilience of the human spirit, and the enduring pursuit of excellence. Join Dr. Smith as he unveils the hidden truths, the forgotten heroes, and the indomitable creed that defines Annapolis.

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