Black History Honors
Chicago-based multimedia mega-company, Central City Productions, announced the production of Black History Honors, a brand-new television series. The screening of the series premiere will be held, Monday, January 30th, 2023, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio – hosted by Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League. The Proctor & Gamble Company is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Black History Honors, four-part docuseries, honoring heroes of the Underground Railroad and featuring musical tributes by award-winning gospel music artists, to celebrate Black History Month in February.
The unique perspective of our Black History Honors series celebrates the lives and legacies of the Underground Railroad freedom activists. As well, in this Post-Covid season, where African American Museums are struggling to maintain and increase attendance, our series underscores the fact that Black History and Black Museums Matter.Don Jackson
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a museum of conscience, an education center, a convener of dialogue, and a beacon of light for inclusive freedom around the globe. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is the preeminent cultural learning center for inclusive freedom — locally, nationally, and globally. The museum’s mission is to pursue inclusive freedom by promoting social justice for all, building on the principles of the Underground Railroad. Visit freedomcenter.org for more information.
About the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Since then, more than 1.3 million people have visited its permanent and changing exhibits and public programs, inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom. Two million people have utilized educational resources online at freedomcenter.org, working to connect the lessons of the Underground Railroad to inform and inspire today’s global and local fight for freedom. Partnerships include Historians Against Slavery, Polaris Project, Free the Slaves, US Department of State and International Justice Mission. In 2014, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center launched a new online resource in the fight against modern slavery, endslaverynow.org.