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Friday, January 21, 2005

Russell Simmons Releasing DVD Series On African-Americans

Black History month starts in February and Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons will release a new DVD series that focuses on various African-American trailblazers. The DVD's, titled "The History Makers: Faith," "The History Makers: Courage" and "The History Makers: Success," detail inspiring success stories of African American luminaries who refused the lot handed out by an oppressive society, and pursued something greater. Developed in collaboration with The History Makers, the largest national non-profit organization dedicated to recording and preserving the personal histories of influential African Americans, Simmons Lathan Media Group (SLMG) teamed with new Def Filmmaker Nancy Oey to write, direct and co-produce the series. Full Story:


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