10_18_21 Colin Powell Dies from complications due to COVID

Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell Dies From COVID Complications – Former Secretary of StateColin Powell is dead as a result of complications of COVID-19.

It’s worth noting that he suffered from the blood cancer multiple myeloma, which put him and very high risk for a severe response to COVID.

Powell was a four-star general in the U.S. Army and the first African-American U.S. Secretary of State, serving under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005. Powell was born in 1937 in Harlem, New York, to parents who both immigrated from Jamaica to the United States before he was born.