First Black US Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies Of COVID-19

Colin Powell

Colin Powell, a retired general and first black US secretary of state is dead, Thecitypulsenews reports.

Powell, who was also a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was said to have died of COVID complications on Monday.

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” a statement said.

“We want to thank the medical staff… for their caring treatment,” it added.

The statement said that he had been fully vaccinated against Covid.

Mr Powell, a moderate Republican who broke with his party to endorse Barack Obama in 2008, became a trusted military adviser to a number of leading US politicians.

Colin Powell  First Black US Secretary of State Dies Of COVID-19
Colin Powell
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