Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the men and women who shaped the Black experience. In addition to special programming, WXXI News plans to do several stories spotlighting the unique contributions Blacks have made here at home and around the world. As those stories air on AM 1370 they will be archive on our news page here.

Featured Programming

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 1:00pm
This film traces the arc of opera singer Marian Anderson’s life and her struggles against racism and poverty.
Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
The rich history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) began before the end of slavery, flourished in the 20th century and profoundly influenced the course of the nation for more than 150 years — yet remains largely unknown. 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:00pm
American Masters takes a hard look at the mythology that surrounds the legend.
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Black History Month

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