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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2023 8:52 p.m. PST

…Three Decades Later

"Thirty-one years ago, the Hollywood movie Glory debuted in theaters, garnering positive reviews from critics and historians as it told the Civil War story of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first all-Black regiment raised in the North. Although it had middling success at the box office, the film became a stalwart of high school history classes and its popularity will only expand with its recent addition to the Netflix library.

The historical epic's appearance on the streaming giant comes at the end of a summer that witnessed the sometimes-violent removal of roughly 75 Confederate monuments amidst nationwide protests under the "Black Lives Matter" banner. But even as the story of the black Americans who served in the United States army during the Civil War becomes more widely known, new viewers of the movie may wonder where fact and faction intersect in Glory…"

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Augustus20 Sep 2023 9:49 a.m. PST

I'm sorry the movie theater that played Glory was burned down in Minneapolis. Sad.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2023 3:12 p.m. PST



Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2023 11:52 p.m. PST

'Cause it's a great movie?

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