Through the years, Madam Walker has certainly become a staple of anything that has to do with black history, women's history and entrepreneurship.
Black history won't stop no bullets.
'Smart, Funny and Black' is about celebrating, critiquing and learning about black culture, black history, and the black experience.
'Smart Funny and Black' is basically a live black pop culture game show that I created. We have a live band. We have two contestants that we call 'blacksperts.' They come on stage and compete in games that I've created that test their knowledge of black culture, black history, and the black experience.
It's down to schools to educate children about their history, especially black history.
Steven Spielberg's 'The Color Purple' might as well have been about a bunch of dancing eggplants for all it has to say about black history.
If people perceive 'Roots' to be a black history show, nobody is going to watch it.
Black history is a series of missing chapters from British history. I'm trying to put those bits back in.
Since I began presenting programmes about black history my life has become a constant impromptu focus group. I am stopped in the street by people who want to talk about the histories those documentaries explore.
I went to school in the 70s and the 80s, and the last thing I expected of my schools back then was that they would be the places in which I would be taught about black history.