Black History Month

Video: What Inspired Stanley Nelson To Make The Documentary “Tell Them We Are Rising”?

The film airs February 19 on Houston Public Media TV 8.

Director Stanley Nelson describes making the documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, airing February 19 at 8pm on Houston Public Media TV 8.

Stay tuned after the film for Legacies, a revealing look at the historically black universities in the Houston region. 


Tomeka Weatherspoon

Tomeka Weatherspoon

Senior Producer

Tomeka Weatherspoon is an Emmy-award winning producer. She produces segments, the weekly television program Arts InSight, the short film showcase The Territory and a forthcoming digital series on innovation. Originally from the Midwest, Tomeka studied convergence journalism from the world’s first journalism school at the University of Missouri. She has...

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