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African American History | Charles Gittens| First African American U.S. Secret Service agent

Charles LeRoy Gittens (August 31, 1928 – July 27, 2011) was an American United States Secret Service agent. Gittens joined the Secret Service in 1956, becoming the agency’s first African American agent. Gittens was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on August … Continue reading

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