The Highland Park African-American History Project (HPAAHP) is a digital storytelling initiative by students at Highland Park High School, under leadership and direction of John Hulme.
http://hpaahp.com/site/

Who Is My Neighbor is honored to receive two generous grants from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities to support funding for the Highland Park African-American History Project: Incubation Grant 2016-17, Action Grant 2017-18.

 

December 1, 2017: Premiere of “Blacked Out” documentary
In the diverse, progressive town of Highland Park, a disturbing piece of children’s art is found at Irving Primary School.  A group of student filmmakers from Highland Park High School try to solve the mystery of who created it, how it was placed on the primary school’s famous Tile Wall, and why it was allowed to hang there for almost forty years.

 

October 22, 2016: Premier of “Blood, Sweat & Tears” documentary
Thirty years after Highland Park lost the Central Jersey Basketball Championship to New Brunswick on a last second shot, filmmaker John Hulme returns to confront the issues of race, class and religion that simmered below the surface of the game – and how they still ripple through today.
Click HERE to view the trailer for BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS:  A BASKETBALL EXORCISM

 

NJCH awards $184,000 in Action Grants in July 2017