Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Directories Videos News Photos Blogs Singles Forums Chat Health & Wellness
Home > News > Post Content

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (2691 hits)

Stanley Nelson, the preeminent storyteller of the African-American experience and Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements, and people in American history, unveil a new full-length trailer for the upcoming documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. The trailer provides a fast-paced, rousing overview of the complex history of how HBCUs, havens for Black intellectuals, artists and trailblazers, offered a path of promise toward the American dream, educated the architects of freedom movements throughout the decades and cultivated leaders in every field.

The 90-minute film will air nationally on the acclaimed PBS series Independent Lens on Monday, February 19, 2018, 9 pm – 10:30 pm ET (check local listings). The film will also be available for online viewing on PBS.org beginning February 20, 2018. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and was recently presented at the New Orleans Film Festival, Indiana Black Expo, BlackStar Film Festival, NABJ Convention, National Action Network Convention, and the
African Diaspora Film Festival in Paris.

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is the second in a threepart
series called America Revisited that includes The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the
Revolution, which was the most watched Independent Lens program ever, and the forthcoming,
The Slave Trade: Creating A New World.

http://www.hbcurising.com/
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Friday, November 17th 2017 at 5:17PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Apply Now For The HBCU in LA Internship Program For Undergraduate and Graduate HBCU Students
McDonald’s Gives Four National Scholarships to HBCU Students on #GivingTuesday
Alcorn State University track and field named after sports legend, Mildrette Netter White
Alabama State University Remembers Rosa Parks with a Ceremony
Alabama State University's National Center to Celebrate 63rd Anniversary of Birth of Civil Rights Movement
Creative writing minds and educators needed during Christmas Break in Augusta, GA area - children book writing
She attended an Intel Recruitment Event ... and got hired!
Be The Match Turns to HBCUs to Change the Odds
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
New Members
>> more | invite 
Latest Jobs
Film Production Assistant Professor with Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor with Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA.
Psychology Assistant Professor with Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA.
Worldwide ESL/EFL Projects for the U.S. Department of State with U.S. Department of State English Language Programs in Worldwide locations, US.
LANGUAGE LECTURER with New York University in New York City, NY.
>> more | add
Employer Showcase
>> more | add