West Point – The U.S. Military Academy (Facebook).
Thirty-two Black women will make history later this month as the largest class of Black women to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
In a photo obtained by Because We Can, a website that features Black news and photographs, the future graduates posed in uniform during the traditional Old Corps photoshoot to remember the historic moment.
A spokesperson from West Point confirmed to The North Star that the class will be the largest class of Black women to graduate from the academy. Graduation is set for May 25.
“My hope when young Black girls see these photos is that they understand that regardless of what life presents you, you have the ability and fortitude to be a force to be reckoned with,” Cadet Tiffany Welch-Baker told Because We Can.
“In just a short while I met so many…
Subscribe to The North Star
Subscribe for $10 a month to gain access to this and many more articles from The North Star.
Do you already have an account? Log In