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 (2001-2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position.
The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell grew up in the Harlem and South Bronx sections of New York City and attended the City College of New York (B.S., 1958), serving in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).
He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991.
Colin Powell has a few statues of him.
He was posted with the army in Germany at the same time as Elvis Pressley.
Colin Powell did and made speeches.
There is a street and an elementary school in El Paso, Texas named after him.
Colin Powell has many biographies about him.
Colin Powell has many inspirational quo