No Vietnamese Ever Called Me N****r
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We regret that Professor JanMohamed, originally scheduled to introduce this program, is unable to join us.
A disproportionate number of African Americans were drafted or enlisted and died in Vietnam. As the civil rights and black power movements succeeded in raising awareness, the purported goal of the war, to preserve freedom and democracy, seemed disingenuous to many black citizens who were still fighting for equality in the United States. No Vietnamese Ever Called Me N****r features interviews with three black veterans describing the structural racism they experience along with candid conversations with participants and onlookers at the 1967 Spring Mobilization March in Harlem.
The Black GI
Kent Garrett, United States, 1970
Made for the groundbreaking television series Black Journal, Kent Garrett’s The Black GI summarizes the history of African Americans in the military and features candid commentary from soldiers, ranked officers, and politicians about the racism that defined black soldiers’ different experiences of the war.