Welcome to the African Elements Video Essay Section
Discover African American history and culture through video essays
At African Elements, we believe that video essays are a powerful medium for exploring and analyzing African American history and culture. Our videos provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a wide range of topics related to the Black experience in America, from the civil rights movement to current events.
Explore our collection of video essays
Each of our video essays offers a unique perspective on a particular topic or issue related to African American history and culture. Some of our most popular video essays include:
The Black Panther Party: The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Movement
Take a deep dive into the history and legacy of the Black Panther Party, and its impact on the fight for racial justice.
How Black Women Contributed to the Civil Rights Movement Despite Inequality
Learn about the often overlooked role of Black women in the civil rights movement, and their contributions to the struggle for equality.
Russia and Black People: Relationship Status – It’s Complicated
Discover the complex history of the relationship between Russia and Black people, and the impact of this history on current events.
Join us in exploring African American history and culture
At African Elements, we are committed to promoting knowledge and understanding of African American history and culture through the medium of video essays. Join us on our journey of exploration and discovery as we learn more about the rich and complex history of Black Americans in America.
Debunking the ‘Free State’ Fallacy: Why Reparations in California Matter
From the Cotton Fields to the Assembly Line: How Black Workers Fought for Economic Justice Against All Odds!!
The Harlem Renaissance: Celebrating Black Culture and Navigating Complexities
Against All Odds: The Astonishing Strength and Resilience of Black Families
Affirmative Action and the Future of Racial Diversity in Higher Education
How The Denmark Vesey Slave Revolt Shook The Foundation of Slavery
Was Malcolm X Betrayed By an African American CIA Agent Posing as a Mozambican Freedom Fighter? | CovertAction Magazine
How The FBI Weaponized Homophobia In The Civil Rights Movement
How Black Women Contributed to the Civil Rights Movement…Despite Its Sexism
Russia And Black People: Relationship Status (It’s Complicated)
California’s Reparations Task Force: An Unapologetic Call for Racial Justice
Marcus Garvey and the Call for Black Unity