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West Point Selects First Black Woman as First Captain



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.

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