The Right To Love
Congratulations to all involved in the creation, production, and broadcast of “The Loving Story,” which has received three Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Documentary, Outstanding Historical Programming, and Outstanding Editing.
Video still from Make the Ground Talk early video.
VFH Grants – Make The Ground Talk
In June VFH awarded 11 grants including $5,000 to support pre-production costs for a one-hour documentary film, Make The Ground Talk that uncovers the histories of African American communities in Tidewater Virginia that were uprooted following WWI.
Nannie Louise Pinchback, a Danville recreation department employee in 1963, was dismissed for her participation in protests, and wrote a moving account of her experience in jail.
Photo by Tom Cogill
VFH Grants – Exploring History, Mapping Knowledge
In March, VFH awarded five grants including two oral history projects capturing the stories of African American railroad workers and employees of a 1930’s service station.