A'Lelia Bundles
A'Lelia Bundles

Through the years, Madam Walker has certainly become a staple of anything that has to do with black history, women's history and entrepreneurship.

Afeni Shakur
Afeni Shakur

Black history won't stop no bullets.

Amanda Seales
Amanda Seales

'Smart, Funny and Black' is about celebrating, critiquing and learning about black culture, black history, and the black experience.

Amanda Seales
Amanda Seales

'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.

Ashley Walters
Ashley Walters

It's down to schools to educate children about their history, especially black history.

Darryl Pinckney
Darryl Pinckney

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.

David L. Wolper
David L. Wolper

If people perceive 'Roots' to be a black history show, nobody is going to watch it.

David Olusoga
David Olusoga

Black history is a series of missing chapters from British history. I'm trying to put those bits back in.

David Olusoga
David Olusoga

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.

David Olusoga
David Olusoga

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.