Paintings presented during final museum remembrance of Jesse Brown

The presentation of several pieces of original art highlighted an event in Hattiesburg Tuesday morning remembering a Hub City native who was also the nation’s first African-American naval aviator. A painting titled, "Wingmen to the End" was unveiled during a ceremony at the African-American Military History Museum honoring Ensign Jesse Brown. Brown, of Hattiesburg, was killed when his plane was shot down in Korea in December of 1950. The painting depicts Brown and hi…