SIMONE ASKEW IS FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO LEAD WEST POINT CADETS

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy. But first, she's joining a long, grimy line of cadets ending basic training with a traditional 12-mile (19-kilometer) march Monday. The 20-year-old international history ...

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