A Word: A Video Vault of Black Excellence
Friday, 21 May
Whoopi Goldberg’s early views, Barack Obama’s youthful indiscretions, Diahann Carroll’s big break. Those stories and thousands more have been preserved by The HistoryMakers, a video archive of notable African Americans. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson speaks with the founder and president of The HistoryMakers, Julieanna Richardson, about the project’s mission, and the urgency of preserving Black history during Covid crisis.
Guest: Julieanna Richardson, founder and president of The HistoryMakers
Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel and Jasmine Ellis
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