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Colin Powell was a four-star general in the U.S. Army who went on to become National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the first Black U.S. Secretary of State. Powell passed away this morning, October 18, 2021, at the age of age due to complications from Covid-19 An ROTC graduate, Powell served […]

TBLISI, Georgia ― U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his Georgian counterpart on Monday signed an agreement to extend U.S.-led military training for the embattled Black Sea ally as part of the secretary’s trip through the region to reaffirm support for eastern allies on the front lines of Russian aggression.

WASHINGTON—Colin Powell, who as a retired four-star general and former White House national security adviser went on to serve as the first Black secretary of state, has died at 84. His family cited Covid-19 complications in a statement on Facebook. The statement said Mr. Powell died Monday, and that he had been fully vaccinated. The statement thanked physicians […]

Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state, has died of complications from COVID-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84. In a statement, the Powell family wrote that he passed away from unspecified COVID complications early on Monday morning, and added: “We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National […]

Powell was a distinguished and trailblazing professional soldier whose career took him from combat duty in Vietnam to becoming the first Black national security adviser during the end of Ronald Reagan’s presidency and the youngest and first African American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush. His national popularity soared […]

Her mother, Helena Kindred, said she became concerned that Jenkins’ symptoms sounded more severe than a common cold and advised her to skip a family member’s birthday party on Sept. 4. Later that day, Jenkins went to a metro Atlanta hospital where doctors diagnosed her with Covid-19 and pneumonia. Jenkins, who was unvaccinated, went into […]

BRUNSWICK, Georgia (Reuters) – Community leaders in Brunswick, Georgia, are preaching unity ahead of the trial of three white men accused of racially motivated murder in the shotgun death of a Black jogger, anxious it does not stir racial tensions or violent protests in their small coastal city. A mural of Ahmaud Arbery is painted […]

Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. are charged with malice and felony murder and have pleaded not guilty. They also face charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. Jury selection in their state trial begins Monday. Arbery was fatally shot . . […]

Former federal prosecutor Trini Ross is now the U.S. Attorney for Western New York, a district that includes 17 counties. Ross, chosen for the job by President Joseph Biden Jr. after a recommendation from U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, was sworn in this week by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Wolford, the chief judge for the district. […]

SAN RAMON, Calif., October 15, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keeping with the commitment of minority business transformation, Eric L. Kelly, Chairman and CEO of OT Global Technologies (OTGT) and Ron Busby Sr., President of the United States Black Chambers Inc. (USBC) have launched a new program to help the USBC’s over 300,000 members leverage advanced technology to grow […]

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