As a part of Black History Month, we decided to begin a journey built upon paying homage to the figures that forever changed our society. This video is a piece on Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.
Dan The Man Franklin, the proud owner of our very own Brew Urban Café, narrates this episode centered on the one and only Nelson Mandela.
BJ Johnson outlines the life and achievements of Jessie Owens in this installment of History Matters. Jessie Owens is often regarded as quite possibly the best athlete ever to participate in track and field.
Clarence Thomas is the second African-American in history to serve on the United States Supreme Court. He is well known throughout the world for standing firm in what he believes and making the path to success for blacks a far more accessible in our country.
In 2008, Barack Obama became the first African-American president to be elected president of the United States. He made more than history. He resurrected the hope within blacks in America for a much brighter and more unified future.
Our very own version of Tony Stark‘s Pepper Potts, Abbie Cessna does more around the studio than just sit behind a computer and juggle numbers all day. We asked her to narrate this History Matters episode on Harriet Tubman.
We started our History Matters series during February 2015 as part of our honors to Black History Month and have continued throughout the year in hopes to remember some of history’s most notable names.
Josiah Sampson, guitarist of the indie band Kids, provided his narrative talents for this installment of our mini film series History Matters. This episode is about Muhammed Ali, one of the greatest boxers of all time.
Emmett Till was a fourteen year old boy who was brutally beaten and murdered by at least two white men in Mississippi for allegedly whistling at a married white woman.
Rosa Parks was another incredible African-American that turned history upside down. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa stood up for her rights as a human being by sitting in the white section of the bus before integration took place.