Phoenix Community Learning Center

Skip to main content
Welcome to PHOENIX Community Learning Center!
Mr. Darryl Shirley Sr. » Videos

Videos

Most Recent Videos

  • The Meaning of Memorial Day

    Every year on the last Monday of May, the nation celebrates Memorial Day. It's a day for honoring and mourning men and women - Veterans - who've died while fighting to keep us safe. It's a time many visit friends and family who've made the ultimate sacrifice.

    Uploaded May 31, 2021
  • President Biden Address to the Nation

    PBS news video covering the Presidential address to the Nation and a Joint Session of Congress on 28 April.

    Uploaded May 02, 2021
  • Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration

    May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. This video takes you on a journey from Hawaii to New York City to meet a hula champion living out a childhood dream, a rapper challenging stereotypes, and performers keeping a Tang Dynasty-era tradition alive. Gain personal insight and appreciate the multi-diversity that makes America great.

    Uploaded May 02, 2021
  • April is Arab American Heritage Month

    In April we celebrate Arab culture and contributions to America. The recognition of Arab American contributions is a new addition (2017) in recognizing the contributions of citizens and permanent residents of Arab heritage in America.

    Uploaded Mar 28, 2021
  • Women's History Month

    Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” (Source: https://womenshistorymonth.gov/about/)

    Uploaded Mar 07, 2021
  • March: Irish-American Heritage Month

    Irish-American Heritage Month is celebrated by proclamation of the President and Congress in the United States to honor the achievements and contributions of Irish immigrants and their descendants living in the United States. It was first celebrated in 1991.

    Uploaded Feb 28, 2021
  • Carter G. Woodson: Father of Black History Month

    In 1926, Woodson pioneered the celebration of "Negro History Week", designated for the second week in February, to coincide with marking the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

    Uploaded Feb 06, 2021
  • Presidential Impeachment

    Overview

    Uploaded Jan 16, 2021
  • Coup Attempt by Trump

    Timeline of the coup attempt on the US Congress

    Uploaded Jan 09, 2021
  • The History of Christmas

    Studying history requires one to accept truth wherever it emerges from. Some have asked that if Christ wasn't born in the winter by what we know from scriptural text, then how was Christmas associated with winter solstice period on the calendar. Well, you better take a step back in time and ask the Pope! Just as nations colonize, so does "religion".

    Uploaded Dec 14, 2020
  • Pearl Harbor News Report from 1941 (Primary Source)

    News report from 1941 featuring footage from the U.S. Navy. This newsreel depicts the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

    Uploaded Dec 06, 2020
  • Pearl Harbor Day - Dec 7th, 1941

    Monday, Dec 7th, marks 79 years since Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese forces, leaving over 3,400 casualties and pushing the U.S. to join the Allies in World War II. Japan launched the surprise attack with airplanes and submarines on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. More than 2,400 Americans were killed and over 1,000 were wounded during the bombings. More than 300 aircraft and 19 Navy ships, including eight battleships, were damaged or destroyed.

    Uploaded Dec 06, 2020