African American soldiers are rarely represented or profiled in any movies or documentaries that talk about the patriotic and/or soldiers of the United States. We have not been privy to the history of black soldiers fighting valiantly for the country…before now. There is a new film, Frank Martin’s “For Love of Liberty”, that takes us on a journey through American History, all the way to Crispus Atticks (first casualty and black soldier to die in the American Revolution in 1770) to present.
Narrated by Halle Berry and others, this is a salute to all of those officers who served and protected us so we could sleep comfortably at night. To all those serving today in a nasty war where they are constantly suffering casualties against a seemingly undefeatable enemy, we salute you: