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The First African American Leader of the Virginia Military Institute

The First African American Leader of the Virginia Military Institute

The Virginia Military Institute was founded in 1839 and trained many of the officers of the Confederate Army. Today, African Americans are 6 percent of the student body, according to the latest data reported to the U.S. Department of Education. Now Retired Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins will serve as interim superintendent at VMI.