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Untold: Hidden Histories, Barbara Jordan
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
At a time when women and people of colour were all but excluded from the US government, one woman stormed the corridors of power and made them her own. This is the story of Barbara Jordan, the African American from the South who defied expectations by being selected to serve in Congress and who became one of the f...
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Bayard Rustin
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was the biggest protest America had ever seen. It culminated in Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr’s iconic “I Have A Dream” speech. But the man who made it all possible, chief organiser Bayard Rustin, was almost written out of history not because he was bl...
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Bob Fletcher
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Good deeds – they happen all the time. Those little acts of kindness that make the world a better place but unless they go viral, they can go unnoticed. Which is why it’s time to celebrate Bob Fletcher: the greatest good Samaritan you’ve never heard of!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Claudette Colvin
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
You know the story of David and Goliath, right? Well, America has its own version. Only our hero is 15-year-old African-American, school girl Claudette Colvin and in 1955, she took on the State of Alabama for real. The original Rosa Parks!
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Frances Oldham Kelsey
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Meet Frances Oldham Kelsey - a true American hero! Frances was a pharmacologist working for the FDA who stood up to the big drug companies and ultimately saved thousands of American lives in the process.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Hedy Lamarr - Mother of WiFi
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Did you know? The amazing technology behind Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS was the brainchild of Hollywood actor turned visionary inventor Hedy Lamarr - the Mother of Wi-Fi.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Jim Thorpe
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
In 1950, sportswriters from across the United States voted on who they thought was the greatest American athlete of the century but one you might not have heard of shone the brightest: the incomparable Jim Thorpe. Football, baseball, basketball player - he was talented beyond his years and the first Native America...
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, John Rollin Ridge
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
We've had some great American Novelists? You’ve read some of them in school, right? But one writer you’ve probably never heard of is John Rollin Ridge, aka Yellow Bird: the first Native American to ever publish a novel about a ficticious Mexican folk hero no less!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Jovita Idar: Voice of the people
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Imagine throwing shade at a politician online and police showed up to arrest you! It would be un-American, right? In this video, we'll explain the story of Jovita Idar, a Mexican-American journalist who refused to be silenced!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, Marie Van Brittain Brown
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Spare a thought for the burglars of America - they’re going out of business! Since 1993, property crime in the US has fallen by 69%. Thanks to the pioneering work of one woman: Marie Van Brittan Brown - visionary inventor of the Home Security System.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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