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Vietnam Veterans

There, I’ve said it. Somebody had to.

Blacks do not have a lock on unjust treatment.  Blacks are not the only people who have experienced discrimination.  There.  I've said it.  Out loud and in print.  What's more, all blacks are not identical.  They are individuals. • Jews have experienced discrimination. • American Indians have experienced discrimination. • Vietnam veterans have experienced discrimination. •…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Vietnam Veterans

Historical figures reassessed around globe as statues come down

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police has extended to statues of slave traders, imperialists, conquerors and explorers around the world, including Christopher Columbus, Cecil Rhodes and Belgium’s King Leopold II. Protests and,…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Vietnam Veterans

‘Da 5 Bloods’ takes on wars in Vietnam and home

MOVIE REVIEW “DA 5 BLOODS” Rated R. On Netflix. Grade: B As George Floyd-inspired protests rage in the streets, Academy Award-winning writer-director Spike Lee delivers another cinematic piece of black history. But for all its timeliness, “Da 5 Bloods” is confusing. Is it a documentary, a semi-comic Vietnam-fave-movie mixtape or…
bubmag
June 12, 2020