BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS - LANGSTON HUGHES
James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He was one of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance in New York City. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue".
“Cut and print that sucker”, is the saying that Neema Barnette always yells out after a “shot” or “film take” that she is pleased with on her film shoots. Once again Neema is putting her coined phrase in action with Mara Brock Akil’s OWN series Love Is.
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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.
We are proud to announce that Black History Mini Docs’ documentary "King Of Stage: The Woodie King Jr. Story" is a winner at the Pan African Film Festival and the San Francisco Black Film Festival.
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