Monday, August 16, 2010

For Love of LIberty - The Story of America's Black Patriots

Introduced by Colin Powell, hosted on-camera by Halle Berry and narrated by Avery Brooks, For Love of Liberty uses letters, diaries, speeches, journalistic accounts, historical text and military records to document and acknowledge the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American service men and women.

The story spans the Revolution to today and examines why, despite enormous injustice, these heroic men and women fought so valiantly for freedoms they themselves did not enjoy.

The project's goal is to raise public consciousness and shed light on an extraordinary and relatively unexplored aspect of our nation's history. The central theme of the initiative, the price of liberty, is relevant to all Americans.

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Here are the links to For Love of Liberty web site:

http://www.forloveofliberty.net - Watch videos, read stories/bios, and check out an awesome timeline of US Wars

http://forloveofliberty.com - This site is all about the documentary. See images from the film, meet the cast and purchase the video.

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Here are facilitators guide for both High School and College...

http://ushistorysite.com/documents/FLOL_HS_Guide.pdf

http://ushistorysite.com/documents/FLOL_College_Guide.pdf

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After September 30, 2010, the site will no longer be active due to funding issues by the Army. In an effort to distribute the materials before the site goes away... please send this to friends, colleagues and veterans. Below are the links to download the documentary. (Or you can buy it...)

For Love of Liberty Documentary Links:

Chapter 1: Introduction - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8MH2M6FT

Chapter 2: The Revolution - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=DCBNTI26

Chapter 3: The Civil War - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=91G9WPUR

Chapter 4: WWI - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=XNCBIKH9

Chapter 5: WWII - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=SJKIMAZG

Chapter 6: The Korean War - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=65YPE8LZ

Chapter 7: The Vietnam War - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=G9YJT4V2

Chapter 8: The Middle East - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LM5DB80G

Chapter 9: Conclusion - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BQ98URBM

Play All: - http://www.megaupload.com/?d=S6EG13VM


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