BHMD was originally designed as a social media community page on Facebook with videos on YouTube. The idea was simple, make history fast and fun. If you have 90 seconds then you have enough time to watch. Think of it as the "Cliff Notes" for the digital age. So much of our history is not in schools, but with BHMD we put Black history in the palm of your hand.
Legendary filmmaker and Producer Neema Barnette (Civil Brand, Queen Sugar), teams up with her husband Reed R. McCants also an award-winning filmmaker (Cuttin’ Da Mustard) to bring his unique style of storytelling, chronicling the many achievements of people of African descent. The series was an official selection of the Newark Black Film Festival, Texas Black Film Festival and the African American Women In Cinema Festival. The mini docs have also screened in between every film at the Pan African International Film Festival for the past three years.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS 2013 TRAILER
If you have 90 seconds then you have enough time to watch Black History Mini Docs. Award winning filmmaker Reed R. McCants (Cuttin Da Mustard), brings his unique style of storytelling to chronicle the many contributions and achievements throughout history of the African-American in America. These videos are a fast, informative and entertaining way to educate young and old about the varying contributions of blacks in American history. Think of it as the "Cliff Notes" of the digital age. Executive Produced by legendary film director Neema Barnette (Civil Brand).
Featuring the stories of:
The Black Panthers
Martin Luther King Jr.
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Madam CJ Walker
The Black Wall Street
Civil Rights Movement
The Tuskegee Experiment
The Rosewood Lynchings
and many many more!
The reviews are in, the people have had their say. Everyone is singing Queen Sugars’ praise. Finally, it's the television show we've all been waiting for. OWN’s new original drama series Queen Sugar, from Ava Duvernay and Oprah Winfrey, according to a review in USA Today, is “life, in all its colors.” As you have read on our website a few months back, Duvernay tapped Neema Barnette as producing director for the series’ 13 episodes.
BHMD MICRO DOCS - DAISY BATES
Daisy Lee Gatson Bates (November 11, 1914 – November 4, 1999) was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957.
BHMD MICRO DOCS are a even faster way to get historical facts about some of the greatest heroes to have ever walked on this earth.
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