Iraq Quagmire Quells Black Recruitment

By Jonathan Adams Aug 21, 2007

NBC News reported on Sunday that the number of Black people joining the Army is down, despite racist recruitment that targets young people of color. With 3 out of every 4 Black people against the war in Iraq, more Black parents (some even veterans) are dissuading their children from joining the Army. Click here to watch the NBC News clip from AlterNet Watch another AlterNet video about the mysterious military murder of a Black woman on active duty in Iraq that the Army called suicide.