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Gen. Colin Powell | General Colin Powell | Sec. Colin Powell
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The "I Have a Dream" speech [given by civil rights leader Martin Luther King
] held up a mirror for all Americans to look deeply into the spirit and soul of our country. The "Dream" speech, along with the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act that followed, finally broke the bonds of segregation and Jim Crow that had imprisoned our finest dreams. Not only were African-Americans given a berth of ...
He is related to musician Pete Wentz
. Pete's maternal grandfather, Arthur Winston Lewis, who served as a U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, is a cousin of Powell's.