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Academy midshipman reaches a milestone for Black women

ANNAPOLIS — Midshipman Sydney Barber had her doubts about applying for the top student leadership position at the U.S. Naval Academy. A Black woman had never held the post in the 44 years women have been able to attend the 175-year-old institution. A Black academy alumna of another generation saw her potential. Navy Capt. Tasya Lacy, ...