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.

Awards

  • Mid Atlantic Emmy® Award winner: Human Interest Program/Special
  • Voted “Favorite Documentary Short” at the 2016 Blackstar Film Festival

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