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Are My History Videos Unsuitable?

$2,000 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 24 people in 2 months
Five months ago, my documentary short, "Reginald F. Lewis: America's First Black Billion Dollar Businessman", was identified as "not suitable for most advertisers". 

Do you agree?

This video on America's first black car manufacturer was also flagged.


So was this piece on a black millionaire before the Civil War.


Here's a sample of people's reaction.

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Despite being buried by YouTube, each of my top videos has thousands of views, but sadly it hasn't been enough, so last month my YouTube channel was demonetized.

I've had the same experience with Facebook, who inexplicably hid our posts from people who had actually liked our page and wanted to see our updates. 


My business partner Frances and I finance these short documentaries with our own money and make them available for free at museums, online and on public television in hopes that it will lead to sales of our feature-length documentaries on DVD  and streaming platforms.

We feel there is value in sharing these amazing true stories with the public, but unfortunately, we cannot continue to operate in this manner without additional revenue, which is why I am asking for help.


We need a minimum operating budget of $1500 a month to produce and promote these critically-acclaimed historical  documentaries. 

Are you willing to help us?

ABOUT US
Block Starz Music Television LLC is an independent studio best known for its award-nominated documentary film The Czar of Black Hollywood , as well as its leadership in developing and distributing online video and original web programming, like the documentary series Profiles of African-American Success .
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This short documentary was made possible by your donations. It tells the history of the black hair care industry beginning with Garrett Morgan's invention of hair relaxer and Madam C. J. Walker's million-dollar health and beauty empire. We're producing a full documentary titled NO LYE: The Black Hair Story, so please share our campaign!
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Good Morning Everyone,

Recording artist and voice actress Élan Noelle has been hired to narrate our upcoming installment of Profiles of African-American Success.

Élan is extremely talented and we are very fortunate to have her services on this exciting new project.

Frances and I thank you for your support and please continue sharing our campaign with your family, friends and co-workers!
Élan Noelle
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A Good Monday Morning to Everyone,

I am pleased to announce that our campaign has raised enough to produce a new episode of Profiles of African-American Success!

We have identified the subject and we're currently conducting research and collecting archival material.

In a few days we'll begin working on a script and auditioning voice talent to narrate the project.

Thanks for your continued support and stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming episode of Profiles!
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We've raised roughly 6% of funding goal!

I'd just like to thank you again for supporting our "Profiles of African-American Success" video series and to encourage you to please share our GoFundMe campaign with your friends, family or co-workers.

Frances and I appreciate all our your help!
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