Black History Month

See It

You know what Black History Month means, lots of tv specials: 2012 TV schedule
Have you never seen an Oscar Micheaux film or more than a clip of Josephine Baker? Check out Turner Classic Movies.

Support It

If you know of a current archival project dedicated to preserving black history, do consider donating some money or time to the cause. Here is one of the projects I support.

The Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Project (UBLEP) – a feature-length documentary that will highlight interviews with black lesbian elders in their 60s, 70s and 80s from across the United States and situate them in a range of black historical movements, spanning the decades between the 1930s and 1980s. Here is a video describing the project from their 2011 fundraising campaign.

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtUH5Pf1O6I%5D

To see a recap of their travels/interviews from 2011 and keep up to date, visit their site: http://ubleproject.tumblr.com/

Published by Tawanna

Sometimes writer, most times editor. Lover of mysteries and 70s/80s horror movies. Author of The Next Girl (short story collection) and The Closet Case (mystery).

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