Black fatherhood, mental health, racism and familial trauma are just a few of the topics discussed in the film. There is no one size fits all mold for the Black experience, but “Da 5 Bloods” is able to speak to the universal fight for freedom.
Stony Brook University held its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The ceremony aimed to honor the veterans in the audience and to shed light on all they have sacrificed for the United States.
Thanksgiving is the time of year when Americans gather with their families and/or friends to spend time together and celebrate the things for which they are thankful. It is a celebration that is embraced nationally with no religious connotations.
The year was 1971 and the United States had been at war in Vietnam for the duration of the past decade. The draft was in full effect and able bodied young men over the age of 18 were enlisted into the U.S. military to serve in the war effort. Overseas, our soldiers, sailors and Marines were fighting a drawn out counter insurgency war against guerrilla fighters in the jungles of Vietnam.