Gen. Colin Powell, First Black U.S. Secretary of State, Dead at 84 Due to COVID-19 Complications

Published: Monday 18th Oct 2021 by Rashad

Trailblazing military leader and first Black U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has died, aged 84, after a reported battle with COVID-19.

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Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook.ย 

“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19,” the Powell family wrote on Facebook.
“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” they said, noting he was fully vaccinated.


A groundbreaking statesman who broke military color lines early in his career, Powell – a retired four-star general in the United States Army – made history when he served under President George W. Bush as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001-2005.

He was the first African American to serve in that position.

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  1. Perfection is so mhphโ€ฆ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿพ October 18, 2021

    Rest In Peace to an incredible brave man.

  2. Detruth October 18, 2021

    RIP thank you for your contribution to black society and society in general. Sorry but I have to say it this is another reason some ppl are not willing to get the vax. You can be fully vaxed and still get c**** and die yet they are forcing us to take this farse. Prayers for the family.

  3. Clarks0o00รฑ October 18, 2021

    “noting he was fully vaccinated.”

    So how did he die?

    U see why folls dont wanna get this vaccine

    • Shayla Queenโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘‘ October 18, 2021

      Iโ€™m not getting vaccinated ๐Ÿ’ฏ

    • J October 18, 2021

      Unfortunately that vaccine wasn’t made for everyone. One day folks will wake up and realize this

    • CamilaisQueen October 18, 2021

      Vaccination does not mean that you can’t contract C****. It simply insulates one from the worst side-effects and lessens the probability of death.

      He was 84 and had a type of cancer that destroys ones immune system. The Flu or a cold could have killed him.

      Safety belts don’t save everyone in car accident, but they save many.

      • J October 18, 2021

        It’s not vaccination, it’s basically a flu shot at this point. It wears off after a while so not sure why people are calling it a vaccination. It also can cause other things like heart attacks, which my “fully vaccinated” uncle just randomly died from. It’s a gamble getting it and not getting it.

  4. What would Whitney do October 18, 2021

    But the dude said no side effects when Nicki Minaj said no.. now Colin is dead. Please apologize to Nicki .. everybody owe her an apology

    • True Tea October 18, 2021


      And the weird thing is, when you’re prescribed medication & have a negative reaction, you’re told by doctors to stop taking it immediately. Basically this is all Nicki was doing & she faced backlash.

    • CamilaisQueen October 18, 2021

      The vaccine didnt’ kill him. The vaccine “side effects” didn’t kill him.

      He was 84 and had a type of cancer that destroys ones immune system. The Flu or a cold could have killed him.

      Nicki Minaj is an f’n idiot.

      • True Tea October 18, 2021

        We don’t know what killed him but why are adverse reactions being downplayed?

        Nicki felt her relative had a negative reaction to the shot, whether true or false still doesn’t explain why she’d deserved so much hate, since it’s well documented medication can cause side effects.

        It’s weird how people feel no one is allowed to speak on their experiences when comes to this particular shot.

      • What would Whitney do October 18, 2021

        Rip Colin Powell. I’m still shocked
        They gave nicki all that hate. Wow

      • J October 18, 2021

        They will not talk about adverse reactions. Keep those to yourself and suffer in silence

  5. Abel October 18, 2021

    This blog are full of stupid people

    • J October 18, 2021

      *Is full of

      • marilyn monh-O-E ๐Ÿ‘ (DIVA got da Real Groove๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ) October 18, 2021

        U just exposed yourself dumb ass. Abel is J๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿฟ

    • True Tea October 18, 2021

      No! I believe J was correcting his Grammar since Abel labeled the bloggers stupid.

  6. Adele’s BBL October 18, 2021

    And yet, they used he and Condo Rice to co-sign killing hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians. So, spare me the grounds he broke for his skin color while his by-proxy actions, voluntary or not, have broken more nations, families, souls, and lands than robotic army obedience “grounds”.

    • J October 18, 2021

      Just another dead guy. Who’s next?

      • marilyn monh-O-E ๐Ÿ‘ (DIVA got da Real Groove๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ) October 18, 2021

        Sleepy joe is next ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿฟ And his mistress Kamala evil Harris

      • Adele’s BBL October 18, 2021

        Anybody putting out music during Adele season. ๐Ÿ™ƒ

  7. Fancy BISH (Back To The Future ๐Ÿคฃ) ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’‹ October 18, 2021

    A bad week to be a U.S. Secretary of State.

  8. Brazio October 20, 2021

    RIP ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ•Š

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