Edward J. Perkins, 92, Dies; First Black U.S. Envoy to South Africa

He also held ambassadorial postings in Liberia and Australia and, as director general, helped diversify the elite, mostly white Foreign Service.

Edward J. Perkins, 92, Dies; First Black U.S. Envoy to South
Africa
He also held ambassadorial postings in Liberia and Australia and, as director general, helped diversify the elite, mostly white Foreign Service.