General Colin Powell

The highlight of General Colin Powell‘s Veterans Day celebrations was being a part of the grand opening of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio. Powell says this museum is special because it doesn’t focus on a specific war, battle, or mission, it focuses “just on Veterans.” The museum focuses on and honors […]

Selfies might be the fad of the 21st century but retired General Colin Powell proves that it is old news! Powell wrote on his Facebook page, “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” He posted the message along with a snapshot of himself back in […]

General Colin Powell has achieved well beyond his distinguished 35 years in the military. Not only was he the first Black Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Black Secretary of State, he was at one point a legitimate Republican political candidate. Powell is part of the proud history of Black veterans […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell called the jury verdict that cleared the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin “questionable” and urged President Barack Obama to speak more on issues of race during an interview that aired Sunday. The first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the Martin verdict […]

The man who served as former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff leveled a blistering attack against the Republican Party after Mitt Romney presidential campaign surrogate John Sununu suggested that the only reason Powell endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election is because they’re both black. Lawrence Wilkerson, who is a white Republican, said […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year's election. He tells "CBS This Morning" he respects Mitt Romney but thinks he's been vague on many issues. Speaking of Obama, Powell said the president got the United States out of Iraq and has […]

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General Colin Powell talks about his memoir, " It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership," his opinion on  President Obama, New York City childhood, and more with TJMS.