Holding History: The Collections of Charles L. Blockson

A WPSU Penn State original production, this short-form documentary tells the story of Charles L. Blockson’s lifelong journey to unearth and preserve the history, culture, and contributions of people of African descent.


  • Voted “Favorite Documentary Short” at the 2016 Blackstar Film Festival
  • Nominated for a 2016 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award