Blacks In The US Military

I love movies about underdogs. I’ve never seen a sports movie about an underdog that I have not loved.

I’ve enjoyed many movies about blacks as underdogs in the U.S. military, including:

* Glory
* The Tuskagee Airmen
* Platoon
* A Soldier’s Story
* Men of Honor

I’ve long thought that racial integration was the final realization of America’s long journey to full democracy.

Judging by the movies and by the news, integration has been a wonderful thing for America and for the U.S. military. That’s true, right?

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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