Are My History Videos Unsuitable?

$1,200 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 19 people in 10 days
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.

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?

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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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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