Black Entertainment : Black Media Company Releases First Animated Series That Teaches Children Authentic African American

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    Monday, January 11, 2016
    Black Media Company Releases First Animated Series That Teaches Children Authentic African American History


    – Baltimore-based company, EdAnime Productions, produces “Meltrek” and creates worldwide buzz with this educational animated series which fosters self-esteem, self-awareness and solidarity. –

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    Jalen Bailey, the inspiration of Meltrek, poses with the Meltrek DVD

    Baltimore, MD — School age children are learning in the age of technology, i.e. internet, wireless devices and multi-dimensional imagery. Major conglomerates such as PBS Kids, Disney and Nickelodeon have met success with engaging children in programming for entertainment or educational purposes. However, there are few educational shows that address the cultural and historical needs of children of color.

    EdAnime Productions, co-founded by a host of African American teenagers and young adults, was created to address the aforementioned deficiencies. Their flagship animated series, Meltrek, is a collection of lessons designed to teach children about the history, culture and contributions of African Americans from 3000 BCE to 2008 using hip hop music as a teaching tool.

    Read more: www.blacknews.com/news/edanime-productions-meltrek-animated-series-children-african-american-history/#.VsDyLHUo7MK
     
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