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Soul of the Long Gray Line – The Black Cadets of West Point
February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The United States Military Academy at West Point is one of the most prestigious military colleges in the world. Military leaders like Patton, Lee, Grant, MacArthur, Schwarzkopf, Eisenhower, and Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. attended this “Ivory Tower of Military Virtue”. Black Cadets were first admitted in 1870. However, It would not be until 1991 when 1,000 Blacks would actually graduate from this school. Hear some of the amazing stories of the Black Cadets who faced incredible obstacles to become one of America’s finest and elite.