Retired 4 Star General Colin Luther Powell was the 65th U S Secretary of State, serving under Pres. George W. Bush (2001 -2005). He was the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), Commander of the U.S. Army Forces 1989) & Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first & ONLY African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. This Man, Colin O'Donoghue, African Americans, General Colin, Colin Powell, Us Army, Black History, United States, Agenda 21
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Colin Luther Powell is a United States statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army.He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (20012005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Macon Allen was the first African American to graduate was the first African American licensed to practice law in the United States, in Maine in 1844. He is also believed to be the first to hold a judicial position.