West Point Makes Black History With Its 2019 Graduating Class

History has been made at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This year marks largest class of Black women to graduate from West Point.

Because Of Them We Can reports 32 Black women graduated from West Point. cadet Tiffany Welch-Baker told the outlet, “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.” She also said, “In just a short while I met so many cadets that looked like me, and that offered me some comfort. I have been fortunate to have my sisters in arms, we have been fortunate to have each other.”

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