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General Lloyd Austin Is First Black U.S. Secretary of Defense

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Retired African American General Lloyd Austin is now in charge of the U.S. Department of Defense. On Friday, Jan. 22, the Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Defense pick, making Gen. Austin the first African American to serve in that key strategic federal government […]