Heroes in Black History

Series produced by Brian Hawkins

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In Celebration Of Black History Month share with your audience informative, entertaining vignettes that tell the story of great African Americans who have made tremendous contributions to America.

A series for the ages. During the month of February we have the opportunity to reflect upon a rich and fascinating slice of American history. That of course being the history of African Americans. This series will acquaint your audience with the men and women who had made valuable contributions from all sectors of our society. In a brief vignette, these stories will motivate individuals to explore history and discover thousands of other Heroes in Black History.

Each week, during the month of February, new pieces will be added to this series so be sure to check back.


3 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that s...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A brief telling of the accomplishments of one of American's greatest inventors.

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KUOW, and WEZU


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 3
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America's first African American female millionaire.

Bought by WAMC, 90.5 WSNC, and WEZU


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 3