Patterson, Orlando
November 1995
New Republic;11/27/95, Vol. 213 Issue 22, p22
Discusses the West Indian immigrant background of U.S. General Colin Powell that influenced his decision not to seek the U.S. presidency. Description of West Indians in general; List of challenges that instilled a sense of constant insecurity to the inhabitants of the Caribbean islands; Information on the great movements of West Indians to the U.S.


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