If you’re interested in learning about the poet and cultural theorist who became the first President of the Republic of Senegal, then my Léopold Senghor Black History Facts profile is for you.
“Confirmation” is a 2016 HBO film about the hearings for Judge Clarence Thomas’ (Wendell Pierce) nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Washington, D.C. Thomas seems likely to be confirmed until a former employee, Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), surfaces with allegations of sexual harassment. The movie follows the political, legal, and media machinations of the resulting confirmation hearing.
If you’re interested in learning about Liberia and Africa’s first female president then my Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Black History Short is for you.
A profile of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who was assassinated within a year of helping his country achieve independence.