Tell Them We Are Rising: Historically Black Colleges and Universities A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries - and path of promise toward the American dream - Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time ever, their story is told.
Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities examines the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture, and national identity.
Producer: Stanley Nelson, Marco Williams, Cyndee Readdean, Stacy L. Holman
Executive Producer: Lois Vossen, Sally Jo Fifer
Production Company: Firelight Films
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2016
Director: Stanley Nelson, Marco Williams
Writers: Stanley Nelson, Marcia Smith
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Language track: English
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen