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Gen. Colin Powell Speaks at CMU

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Central Michigan University tonight welcomed the first minority Secretary of the State in US history.

Former four star General Colin Powell spoke to a packed house at the university's McGuirk Arena this evening.

He was the keynote speaker for the school's week long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

General Powell focused his speech tonight on the importance of maintaining the equality our forefathers described in the Declaration of Independence and the message carried by leaders like Dr. King.

General Powell also used his experience to stress the importance of leadership in times of change and great crises.