Colin Powell Mourned by President Joe Biden, Barack Obama and More
Powell died early Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19. Powell, the first Black secretary of state and the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was fully vaccinated, his family said in a post on his Facebook page. Powell had battled various other ailments, including Parkinson's disease. He was 84.«We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their caring treatment,» the Powell family wrote.