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5 Most Memorable Events From Colin Powell’s Distinguished Career

He reached the heights of the world stage.
10/18/2021

Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State, Dies At 84 Of COVID Complications

He was fully vaccinated, but fought multiple myeloma.
10/18/2021

This Day in Black History: Oct. 10, 1927

Hazel Brown, the first Black female Army general, was born.
10/10/2020

America's Oldest Vet, Richard Overton, Active as Ever

The 108-year-old stays busy, credits God for long life.
11/12/2014

Army Apologizes, Drops Use of Word 'Negro'

Term was used as alternative to Black, African-American.
11/07/2014

Army's First Black, Female Two-Star General Speaks on Diversifying Armed Forces

Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson tackles natural hairstyles.
06/11/2014

Black Congresswomen Ask Army to Reconsider Ban on Ethnic Hairstyles

The women of the CBC issue appeal to the defense secretary.
04/11/2014

Commentary: Did the US Army Just Declare War on Natural Hair?

Yes, say lots of soldiers whose styles were unauthorized.
04/02/2014