CNN politics | Colin Powell, first Black US secretary of state, dies of Covid-19 complications amid cancer battle

(CNN) – 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. He was 84.  —read more— 

Related: Colin Powell’s life in pictures