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Preview 'Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin' (What They Didn't Teach You In History Class)

by Tambay A. Obenson
August 14, 2012 12:16 PM
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Hidden Colors

From author, radio and director Tariq Nasheed, comes the documentary, Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin, a sequel to last year's Hidden Colors: The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal, Moor, and African Descent.

The film will feature interviews with leading scholars and historians across the USA, each discussing topics that have been "omitted from modern history books," focusing on the following areas and more:

*The origins of the Olmec and Mayans

*The truth about the prison industrial complex

*The economic warfare against aboriginal people

*Untold American history

*Secret medical practices against people of color

And much more.

The documentary will also touch on many of the reasons why much of this information has been hidden from the public for so long, say the producers.

This film will be of interest to everyone, regardless of race or ethnic background, because the rich history of the people discussed is world history. And world history is all of our history.

Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin will be in theaters this Fall. It recently completed a successful $30,000 fundraising campaign to see it through completion.

The first film in the series, Hidden Colors, was released in April 2011, in select theaters across North America. It was Tariq Nasheed's directorial debut, and is availavle on DVD currently.

Below is the trailer for Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin:

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  • stylist | December 7, 2012 11:57 AMReply

    The movie is excellent! A must see to continue the decolonization of the mind of all peoples.

  • stylist | December 7, 2012 11:56 AMReply

    The movie is excellent! A must see to continue the decolonization of the mind of all peoples.

  • | September 14, 2012 3:31 PMReply

    The Hidden Colors movie was so life changing it inspired me to start my own blog about black culture The movie was worth every cent that I payed for it and some people say it's expensive so what I do to combat that and help get the knowledge out is hold small watch parties at my house of about 5 ppl maybe once a month until I can get everyone to watch it, no one whose seen it at my house hasn't had their life and thought process changed by this movie. I sincerely thank you, every HBCU should show their students this movie :-)..every black person should see it in the world, especially America.

  • ceciforthetruth | August 21, 2012 5:50 PMReply

    Thank you for Hidden Colors, I do have my own, and share it with anyone who would enjoy seeing. Can't wait to see part 2.

  • Nadell | August 15, 2012 1:57 PMReply

    AWESOME! The first was beyond informative.
    I find myself mentally referring to this documentary as I am in my art or history classes & thinking to myself, "what truly is history according to the books they mandate?"
    Nasheed should absolutely consider creating history books for middle & high school and universities. And not strictly for African American studies...

  • audiodramatist | August 14, 2012 1:35 PMReply

    Yeah...and i see they have, my main historian, James Small speaking truth to reality.

    And i know everyone is going to be scrambling to look up what that other Brother said about the letter J. Makes no difference to me as the Horus story has always trumped that myth for me.

  • Shanea | August 14, 2012 1:14 PMReply

    The first Hidden Colors was enlightening and brilliant. Looking forward to this one too.

  • BluTopaz | August 14, 2012 12:25 PMReply

    Can't watch the trailer right now, but I'm really looking forward to this film. It sounds similiar to Zeitgist, by shedding light on widely held false beliefs.

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