How Colin Powell, 84, went from Jamaican immigrant roots in NYC to being first black State Secretary

Colin Powell has died at age 84, his family announced (pictured defending the US invasion of Iraq in 2003)

Colin Powell, the Harlem-born son of Jamaican immigrants who was awarded military honors for saving fellow soldiers from a burning helicopter crash and went on to become the first black Secretary of State, has died at age 84.

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