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Black History Mini Docs - FACT DOC - Dorothy Dandridge
Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was a film, stage, dance and singing dynamo who is best known for being the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - FACT DOC - Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis
Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) and Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis; December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) were American film, television and Broadway actors, directors, poets, playwrights, authors, and social activists. Watch our brand-new Black History Mini Docs - FACT DOC on the life and careers of the legendary dynamic couple, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. This video is available exclusively on YouTube and our website blackhistoryminidocs.com
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS VIDEOS
If you have 90 seconds then you have enough time to watch Black History Mini Docs. Legendary Producer and Filmmaker Neema Barnette (Civil Brand, Women thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day) presents Black History Mini Docs. These are a fast and entertaining way to educate young and old about the varying contributions of Blacks in American history. Think of it as the "Cliff Notes" for the digital age.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS presents Gordon Parks
Celebrate the life of Gordon Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) today on his birthday. Watch our Mini Doc Video tribute on this great American photographer, musician, writer, film director and ture Renaissance man. Best remembered for his photographic essays for "Life" magazine and as the director of the 1971 classic film, "Shaft".
If you thought Madam C. J. Walker was the first black millionaire, think again. Annie Minerva Turnbo Malone was the real first millionaire businesswoman and with no tragic end to her story.
Celebrate James Baldwin's (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) life by watching our Mini Doc on he's life as a novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and Social and political activists.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - Ida B. Wells
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett an early leader in the civil rights movement.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - Frederick Douglass
He was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter to slaveholders' arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.
There was truly no one like Nina Simone. She composed over 500 songs, recorded almost 60 albums. First woman to win the Jazz Cultural Award "Woman of the Year" 1966. In the 1960s, Nina Simone was part of the civil rights movement and later the black power movement. Her songs are considered as anthems of those movements.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - Billie Holiday
A special live performance re-edited in honor of Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit.
BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - 4 Little Girls of Birmingham
50 years ago the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed on Sunday, a bombing that also injured 22 other churchgoers.
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