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13 Black Corporate Board Members Who Served in the Military

Before they were placed into board service to protect assets of shareholders at some of the largest publicly traded corporations on the S&P 500, a phalanx of BLACK ENTERPRISE Registry of Corporate Directors members chose military service to secure our nation. After their tours of duty, many of them


Russia hackers pursued Putin foes, not just US Democrats

This image shows a portion of a phishing email sent to a Hillary Clinton campaign official on March 25, 2016. An Associated Press investigation into the hackers who disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential contest has found that they tried to compromise a far wider group of people than has previously be


The Hackers' Hit List

JOHN KERRY Secretary of state under President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, former U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Kerry was the target of at least five phishing emails between June and December 2015, when he was secretary of state. COLIN POWELL Secretary of state under Pr


Letter: Kelly should unhook his legacy from Trump

Colin Powell was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Gulf War I. George W. Bush appointed Powell secretary of state and persuaded him to pitch Gulf War II. Despite misgivings, Powell complied. Months passed. Weapons of mass destruction were never found. Powell's credibility was and still is


The 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors Announced by Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine, the leading African-American culture, business and lifestyle publication, announced their 2017 Power 300: Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. The fall issue of Savoy features an exclusive profile article covering General Colin Powell and an array of compelling articles examin


Will Cubs staff shakeup put the heat on Joe Maddon?

Joe Maddon likes to quote Colin Powell, the former Secretary of State and retired four-star general, even on a conference call where he essentially admits that he lied to the Chicago media, and by extension Cubs coaches and their families. Maddon also basically doubled down on Thursday and said he w


Trump Is Tarnishing the Military Brass

President Trump's cruel and unseemly battle with a war widow is shedding new and disturbing light on the proliferation of generals at the top tier of the administration. Like many observers, I have been ambivalent about the prevalence of generals in senior political posts in the Trump administration


Report listing RT guests 'illustrates new McCarthyism in US' - Colin Powell's ex-chief of staff

Gold Star widow has 'nothing to say' to Trump after condolence call A recent report targeting RT's on-air guests reveals the new McCarthyism in the US, which is dangerous due to the lack of strong leadership in Washington, Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to US Secretary of State Colin Powell,


The One Big Reason No Nation Would Wage a War on Israel

In a private email leaked to the public in September of 2016, former secretary of state and retired U.S. Army general Colin Powell alluded to Israel having an (Photo: Flickr, 247Sports) In a private email leaked to the public in September of 2016, former secretary of state and retired U.S. Army ge


Morgan Freeman Is The Second Person This Month Cast As Colin Powell

With Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic casting its versions of the figures involved in sending the United States to war with Iraq in 2003, the vital role of then-Secretary of Defense Colin Powell was filled for that cast by none other than Boo 2! A Madea Halloween star Tyler Perry. But now the role ha


Morgan Freeman Will Play Secretary of State Colin Powell In a New Biopic

Tyler Perry is already set to play former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell in Adam McKay's biopic about Dick CHENEY. But get ready for a solo full blown biopic movie about Colin Powell and he will be played by Oscar winner Morgan Freeman in this separate project, according to THR. Financed by A


Morgan Freeman to Play Colin Powell in Upcoming Movie

Morgan Freeman will play former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell in an upcoming movie about the retired four-star general's life. The film, Powell, is being directed by Reginald Hudlin, who just directed a biopic on the life of Thurgood Marshall, The Hollywood Reporter reported. The biopic will


Morgan Freeman cast as Colin Powell in upcoming drama about Iraq War lead-up

Morgan Freeman. (Matt Sayles/Invision for AARP/AP) Try to keep this one straight: Morgan Freeman recently played the chief justice of the United States on "Madam Secretary," a CBS show about a fictional secretary of state - and now the actor, who has also played a fictional president, House speaker,


Morgan Freeman to Star in Marshall Director’s Colin Powell Biopic

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, whose on-screen resume already includes multiple portraits of high government officials, will play former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in the biopic Powell from director Reginald Hudlin. Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman can currently be seen playing a


Morgan Freeman to Play Colin Powell in Secretary of State Biopic

White House says Trump did not record call to soldier's widow Image Attribution Unavailable Morgan Freeman to Play Colin Powell in Secretary o... Morgan Freeman has played presidents, senators, congressmen, Supreme Court justices, and now, he's adding Secretary of State to his resume. The Oscar-wi


Tyler Perry Cast as Colin Powell

NeNe Leakes Dropped From The Great Xscape Tour Tyler Perry has been tapped to play the great Colin Powell in a film that is being made about the former Vice President Dick Cheney. According to RWS: According to reports Tyler Perry has been cast to play Colin Powell in an unnamed project for Annapurn


Tyler Perry To Play Colin Powell In New Film

American filmmaker Adam McKay has chosen Tyler Perry to play Colin Powell in a new movie about the former U. S. Vice President Dick Cheney for Annapurna. Colin Powell is the four-star general in the United States military who was Secretary of State during the George W. Bush administration. He urged


Cheney biopic casts Colin Powell

Tyler Perry will play Colin Powell in Adam McKay's biopic on Dick Cheney. The "Madea" regular joins Christian Bale as Cheney, Amy Adams as his wife Lynne Cheney, Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush, Steve Carell as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and Bill Pullman, who plays an unspecified role. Po


Worries about Trump’s Generals Are Overblown

It seems that President Trump's reliance upon retired and active-duty generals in staffing the upper echelons of his administration has raised concerns among a large number of well-informed people. With retired Marine general John Kelly serving as White House chief of staff, retired Marine general


Grapevine: Connections

IT IS difficult for diplomatic correspondents of the Israeli media to imagine the public diplomacy department of the United States Embassy without Yael Feldboy, who has spent the last 27 years as a senior media adviser, having started as a Hebrew teacher to ambassadors and senior embassy staff. Fel