FORA.tv Speaker - Alma Powell
Alma Powell, born Alma Vivian Johnson in Birmingham, Alabama, is an audiologist and the wife of military and political figure Colin Powell, whom she married in 1962.
She is the mother of former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Michael Powell. Her father and uncle were principals of two of the black high schools in Birmingham; Condoleezza Rice's father worked in her uncle's school as a guidance counselor.
Alma Powell is the Co-Chair of Americaâ€™s Promise, an alliance of national organizations dedicated to teaching todayâ€™s youth. She has also authored a novel, My Little Red Wagon.
03.22.07 | 00:40:35 min
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