General Brown will be the first African American leader of a military service. He won by a 98-0 vote after being nominated by President Donald Trump. Racial issues have been something that the Pentagon has been dealing with. Recently, protest have broken out across the nation demanding for justice for George Floyd, a man who was killed in police custody, along with all other African American’s that have fell victim to a racist system. Brown said in a statement that he hopes to have the wisdom in difficult times like these and he is reflecting on the history of racial issues that he and many other African American’s have experienced.