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Independent Lens | More Than a Month | Clip 3 | PBS

Watch more videos from "Independent Lens" at http://video.pbs.org/program/independent-lens/In 2005, the Philadelphia public school district became the first in the country to establish a mandatory African American history graduation requirment. Now, students spend an entire year looking at the African American experience.Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, is on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. Through this tongue-in-cheek journey, More Than a Month investigates what the treatment of history tells us about race and equality in a "post-racial" America.http://www.itvs.org/films/more-than-a-month Premiering February 16, 2012. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/broadcast.htmlLearn more about "Independent Lens":http://www.pbs.org/independentlensLearn more about Community Cinema:http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/getinvolved/
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