How Racism And Discrimination Plagued Black Americans Serving In WWII

What Is It?

The NPR Fresh Air history news article / news audio, How Racism And Discrimination Plagued Black Americans Serving In WWII, with Dave Davies and Matthew Delmont:

https://www.npr.org/2022/11/07/1134756262/half-american-matthew-delmont-black-wwii

Here is an excerpt from this history news article / news audio:

Though more than a million Black Americans contributed to the war effort, historian Matthew Delmont says a uniform was no protection from racism at home or abroad.

His new book is Half American.

DAVE DAVIES, HOST:

This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross.

When you see movies about World War II and photos of Allied campaigns against the Axis powers, the American military personnel depicted are almost entirely white.

But more than a million Black men and women served in World War II, fighting at Normandy, Iwo Jima and the Battle of the Bulge, and serving in support roles that were critical to the Allies’ success.

Our guest, historian Matthew F. Delmont, has a new book about the African American experience in World War II.

And it isn’t limited to their contributions to the war effort.

Delmont describes the discrimination Black Americans faced in the military and in civilian defense industries, and the brutality many Black servicemen suffered when stationed near white communities that resented their presence.

Delmont writes that African Americans didn’t receive many of the benefits Congress bestowed on service members in the GI Bill, but many were energized and enlightened by their experiences in the war and later became active in the civil rights movement.

Matthew Delmont is the Sherman Fairchild distinguished professor of history at Dartmouth College.

He’s the author of four previous books and has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic and other publications.

His new book is “Half American: The Epic Story Of African-Americans Fighting World War II At Home And Abroad.”

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Working As An Extra For The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power & As A Protestor & Being Lonely & Ignored By JB

Dream 1

In this dream, I was possibly somewhere in the Middle East, and was working as an extra for the TV show The Lord Of Rings: The Rings Of Power.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – Official Trailer | Prime Video

I was playing the role of a random Númenórean soldier on a battlefield, and we were on the film set outside during the day in a field preparing for a battle scene.

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A New uBlock Origin Feature | A Boy Assumes That His Brother Was Killed By A Comrade

Dream 1

Part of this dream involved me testing out the ad blocking web browser extension uBlock Origin while I was at work at The BP Library.

uBlock Origin had a new save feature of some kind that let you save website pages or something strange like that.

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JB | A 1970s Science Fiction Movie? | A Store & School

Dream 1

My female coworker JB was in this dream at some point, I assume that we were at work at The BP Library, but I am not sure.

Unfortunately, I can not remember anything else about this dream now because I did not record this dream until later.

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He Cried For Me – Gaara’s Words

He Cried For Me – Gaara’s Words

What Is It?

The YouTube video He Cried For Me – Gaara’s Words by the YouTube channel Biraj Senpai.

Here is the description for this video:

Rejection Makes A Man Stronger – Jiraiya’s Words

Anime: Naruto Shippuden

The Video was created by me, but the Picture and Audio used in this Video doesn’t belong to me. All the credit goes to its real owner.

Please do not re-upload the video without my concern. If you have any problem regarding the video, you can contact me at my email: rowdyboy190@gmail.com

Software Used:
Adobe Audition for audio
Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing
Adobe Photoshop for the thumbnail design

Thanks for watching!

gaaraspeech #gaarawordseng

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