If you’re interested in learning about a writer, poet, and activist who penned “The Color Purple” which spent 25 weeks on the New York Times’ bestseller list and won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction then my Alice Walker Black History Short for you.
Category: <span>Historical Profile</span>
If you’re interested in learning about the plans and realities of creating a multi-faceted civil rights campaign aimed at an entire state then my Freedom Summer Black History Short for you.
A profile of Stokely Carmichael, an activist and political organizer who participated in the Freedom Rides, launched the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, served as chairman of SNCC, and was the first to express the ideology of Black self-determination as “Black Power.”
A profile of Nannie Helen Burroughs, an educator and activist who fought against race and gender based discrimination by campaigning against lynching and founding the the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls.
If you’re interested in learning about apartheid including the circumstances that led to its official creation, the laws that were enacted, meaning what they said and what they actually meant, as well as how apartheid affected people in their day to day lives, the movement that led to its abolishment, and its aftermath. Then this “Apartheid in South Africa” Black History Feature is for you.