West Point Selects First Black Woman as First CaptainAugust 3, 2017 | :
West Point was established 215 years ago, in 1802 with females being admitted in 1976 and the first black female graduates earning the title of West Point graduate in 1980 ( Pat Walker Locke and Joy Dallas). The First Captain is the highest ranking cadet at West Point and a position that is highly respected.
My mentor Moni called me to give me the exciting news. I literally hopped up to dance and twerk a bit. That’s how I celebrate in all of my Black Girl Magic Essence. The news was shocking and uplifting all at the same time. When my sisters WIN we all win.