Colin Luther Powell was an American politician, diplomat, statesman, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State.
“we are sending our deepest condolences to the loved ones of General #ColinPowell. An official statement from his family was shared to his Facebook, announcing that he passed away this morning due to complications from COVID-19. ‘We are keeping his family lifted in prayer,’ The Shade Room noted.
Additionally, someone said: “Gen. Colin Powell is one of the most prominent Americans in history. A true success story, born in Harlem to Jamaican Immigrants, he rose through the ranks visa honest hard work. He was respected across the aisle and represented Black Americans with incredible strength, dignity, and pride. This is a huge loss to our country and culture. RIP to a unique class act and icon.”
A follower said: “Y’all saying he was fully vaccinated okay but he was also 84 years old and we don’t know what other kind of health conditions he had before so please…..chill.”
Someone else said: “Thanks for the reminder that the pandemic is not over despite us acting like it is. RIP General,” and a commenter posted this: “This is really sad. RIP my brother. You were a beacon of hope & an icon of respect. A life well-lived.”
In conclusion, we also send in our condolences to the family of the deceased. In other words, RIP General