Black History Month: Colin Powell, U.S. Secretary of State
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Black History Month: Colin Powell, U.S. Secretary of State

Colin Powell, Secretary of State

Retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin Powell became the 65th U.S. Secretary of State in 2001–the first African American to serve in that position. Powell is also the first and only African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


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