Black cadets cause West Point stir with raised fists

West Point military academy seeks to portray itself as a melting pot that brings together talented students from across the country, without regard for racial or ethnic differences, for elite training as future military leadersThe prestigious West Point military academy has opened an inquiry after 16 black female cadets posed for a photo with fists raised in militant style. West Point seeks to portray itself as a melting pot that brings together talented students from across the country, without regard for racial or ethnic differences, for elite training as future military leaders. Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Kasker, a spokesman for the academy in New York state, confirmed that the cadets were members of the current graduating class.

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