If you’re interested in learning about the man who pioneered Pan-African and Africana studies, then my John Henrik Clarke Black History Short is for you.
If you’re interested in learning about a chemist who synthesized medications from plants used to treat glaucoma and rheumatoid arthritis then my Percy Lavon Julian Black History Short is for you.
If you’re interested in learning about the first Black woman in NASA’s astronaut training program, America’s first Black woman astronaut, and the first Black woman in space, then my Mae C. Jemison Black History Short is for you.
“4 Little Girls” is a 1997 Spike Lee documentary about the 1963 bombing of Birmingham, Alabama’s 16th Street Baptist Church which resulted in the deaths of four little girls. The device had been planted by four men who were members of a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. But while this particular event was unfortunate, the documentary shows that it was one in a series of domestic terrorist attacks aimed at intimidating Birmingham’s Black community into remaining second-class citizens.
If you’re interested in learning about an organization that overcame entrenched Black voter registration suppression and intimidation to become the majority of registered voters an independent political party then my Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO) Black History Short is for you.