UVA Receives Mellon Grant to Advance The HistoryMakers Digital Archive

The University of Virginia (UVA) Library has launched a project to advance The HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive. UVA Library’s collaboration with the HistoryMakers, as well as with Carnegie Mellon University, is funded by a … Continue reading

The HistoryMakers Video Archive opens Full Range of African-American Experience

“Just dealing with prominent blacks is not about history,” said novelist, poet, film producer, and activist Sam Greenlee, “We only hear about those who attracted the attention of white folks …”* Greenlee’s 2001 observation from his interview with Harvard graduate, … Continue reading