While we learn about the story of this historic ship and this crew think about the following concepts as it relates to a nations
- Role of citizens in the military service of their nation
- Concepts of diversity and commonality
- Segregation versus De-Segregation
- Impact of prejudice on teamwork
We are going to watch the full movie, PROUD in class which is based on the true story of the USS Mason.
Those Americans that set this example laid the foundation for all American, regardless of race, to serve their country with honor.