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Colin Powell Was the Living Myth of Integration

The late statesman was embraced by White societies in ways unfathomable for most Black people

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On Monday, former soldier, general, and statesman Colin Powell died at 84 years old of complications from Covid-19. Despite being vaccinated against the coronavirus, Powell was immunocompromised due to struggles with multiple…




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Hal H. Harris

Hal H. Harris

Black on both sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is hal.harris@est1865.com.

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