West Point

Simone Askew Becomes The First Black Woman To Lead West Point’s Corps Of Cadets

Simone Askew has made history at West Point. Askew is the first black woman to be appointed as First Captain of the Corps of Cadets, the Washington Post reports. “Simone truly exemplifies our values of Duty, Honor, Country,” Brig. Gen. Steven W. Gilland, commandant of cadets, said in a...

West Point Won’t Punish Black Female Cadets in Viral Photo

West Point on Tuesday announced that it will not punish a group of black female cadets who were photographed with raised fists. The U.S. Military Academy said after an investigation, it was proven that they did not violate any military regulations. And that they were...

The Army is Investigating These Black Women at West Point for Getting In Formation

Army officials are investigating a group of Black female West Point cadets who posed for a picture outside of a U.S. Military Academy barracks, the Army Times reports. “We can confirm that the cadets in this photo are members of the U.S. Military Academy’s Class of 2016,”...