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Powell, Colin L.

(born: 1937) 

Powell was born in New York. He was appointed the United States Secretary of State in 2000. After graduating from the National War College, Powell commanded the 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division stationed at Ft. Campbell, KY, in 1976. He is the author of My American Journey. For more see Contemporary Black Biography, vol. 28, ed. by A. Henderson.


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NKAA Source: My American journey
NKAA Source: Contemporary Black biography

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