African Americans

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Watch Free Film Online | The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

About the film: In 1827, a group of black writers and journalists in New York who were tired of the way black people and issues of race were depicted in the press created America’s first black-owned and operated newspaper, Freedom’s Journal. Over the next 150 years, dozens of similar newspapers appeared across America, giving African … Continue reading

“Finding The Funk” | New VH1 Documentary Airing Feb. 4th

Narrated by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots, the documentary showcases how funk music’s infectious groove paved the way for groundbreaking genres such as hip-hop and house music. The funk explosion is traced from Dayton, Ohio to Detroit via interviews with pioneers like Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Nona Hendryx, Nile Rodgers, Maceo Parker,Bernie … Continue reading

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