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[VIDEOS] Black History Month 2022

Seeds Celebrates Just a Few of the Many Achievements of African Americans

Check back, we’ll add new videos all month! Can’t wait? Binge our 2021 profiles here.


HENRIETTA LACKS

How are the cells of a woman who died in the 1950s STILL impacting modern medicine today? The legacy of Henrietta Lacks is may surprise you. It certainly impacts the way we understand our own health and our rights as patients.


BESSIE COLEMAN

One of the earliest aviation pioneers was a woman name Bessie Coleman, the first black person to earn an international pilot’s license, and a trailblazer for anyone who’s ever looked up in the sky. In this “Have You Heard” historical segment, you’ll learn all about how she earned her nickname “Queen Bessie”.


MATTHEW HENSON

Matthew Henson is the explorer best known as the co-discoverer of the North Pole with Robert Edwin Peary in 1909. Together, they traveled on seven voyages to the Arctic.


SHIRLEY CHISHOLM

Shirley Anita Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress. Chisholm represented New York’s 12th congressional district for seven terms.