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Black History in Two Minutes (or so) wins for Best Social – Education & Discovery Video Series; In the 26th Annual Webby Awards

LOS ANGELESMay 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AOne Creative announced today that Black History in Two Minutes (or so) has, for a third year in a row, been named as the Best Social: Education & Discovery Video Series in the 26th annual Webby Awards; Black History in Two Minutes (or so) tops the Shortlist for International Awards Honoring Best of the Internet. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.

The Black History in Two Minutes (or so) series received two Webby Awards in May 2020: A People’s Choice award for the Best Podcast: Documentary as well for the Best Video Series: Education & Discovery as selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) and two more Webby Awards in May 2021, again selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences as the Best Podcast: Documentary and Best Video Series: Education & Discovery.

“Black History in Two Minutes (or so) has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

“Aone Creative is honored to be a part of the brilliant team of producers, historians and writers that brought Black History in Two Minutes (or so) to life.  So many stories have been shared in a way, that are available to be discovered by teachers, students, and anyone else interested in American history, at any time. These stories represent significant highlights of the historical American experience, many of which are not taught in history classes across the American public school system.”, said Darrick Angelone of AOne Creative LLC.

Black History in Two Minutes (or so) will be honored at the 26th Annual Webby Awards in New York City on May 16th, hosted by Roy Wood Jr.

Hosted by comedian Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show with Trevor NoahRoy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger) the Webby Awards’ star-studded ceremony – presented by Verizon – will take place in New York City on Monday, May 16, and will celebrate the best of the Internet. Fans can follow and watch show highlights including hallmark 5-Word Speeches from the night’s big winners on May 16th at #Webbys on Instagram and Twitter, and the show at webbyawards.com.

SOURCE AOne Creative

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