Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Announces New HBCU Documentary for PBS

Tell Them We Are Rising will explore the role historically black colleges and universities have played in America.

Hot on the heels of his successful PBS documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson has announced plans for an HBCU documentary. 

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Tell Them We Are Rising will be a two hour documentary exploring the role historically black colleges and universities have played in American history and culture. No date has been set, but it will premiere on PBS sometime next year. 

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