Tanesha Hudson


Filmmaker Tanesha Hudson is a community activist, organizer, and educational consultant from Charlottesville who works to center the voices of marginalized communities in historical narratives. Tanesha is featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary Charlottesville and has been interviewed by CBS, MSNBC, HBO Vice, and other national and international news outlets. In 2018 she was a member of both the Charlottesville delegation to Ghana and the Charlottesville Civil Rights Pilgrimage. Tanesha is launching a new project/movement to expand African American History in the education system. She has been a part of the fight for justice and equality in the city of Charlottesville for a very long time.

Tanesha Hudson work centers the voices of marginalized communities in historical narratives.  Her film, A Legacy Unbroken: The Story of Black Charlottesville, brings to the surface both the forgotten and well-known stories of Black resilience and success in Charlottesville.  In 2017 she co-founded Hudson Honore Education Advocacy to represent Central Virginia families whose children receive inadequate individualized Education plans.

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