More than a Month

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  • About the Film

    Director Shukree Tilghman with Brandon Dorsey, of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

    Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, goes on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month.

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  • More than a Mapp

    Logo for the More Than a Mapp iPhone app, which includes the image of a compass and a silhouette of a man wearing a sandwich board.

    Check out our free location-based iPhone/iPod app, which allows you to discover the black history all around you, as well as to add map points related to black history wherever you are.

    Learn more and download it >>

  • From the Blog

    A teacher with old fashioned clothes and white gloves and a hat gestures to a group of children who are sitting on the floor

    Shukree Tilghman Wants to End (the Way We Think About) Black History Month

    We asked Shukree about his film, and how he managed to take a controversial racial topic and make it funny and accessible to such a large audience.


  • Talkback

    Director Shukree Tilghman with Randall Burkett and Pellom McDaniels discusses the Carter G. Woodson collection at Emory University.

    Do you think we should end Black History Month, or do you believe setting aside time to focus on the accomplishments of black Americans is still important?

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