Posts Tagged: powell

Colin and Alma Powell take on the high school dropout challenge, and then answer the question, “Why do you serve?”

Former Secretary of State, and retired Army General, Colin Powell and Mrs. Alma Powell hit the airwaves last week discussing their hopes and work to keep more kids in school. They spoke of a challenge and their reasons for taking it on, but as I watched the interview, I couldn’t help but think that we… Read more »

Adam’s Belle an important historical and cultural work

Following is a review I wrote recently of a fascinating book, “Adam’s Belle: A Memoir of Love Without Bounds,” by Joyce Burnett in collaboration with the late Isabel Washington Powell, first wife of the late Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. This book can be obtained from DBM Press, LC . Adam’s Belle rings true Adam… Read more »