History

One Woman, One Vote

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 4:00pm

This film takes a look at the history of the women’s suffrage movement. 

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: American Masters brings you an artful and intimate meditation on the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

A Capitol Fourth, 2020

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 8:00pm

Co-hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams, this special kicks off the country’s 244th birthday! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional live concert will not be held at the U.S. Capitol; instead performances were pre-taped without a live audience

BOSS: The Black Experience in Business On-Demand

Learn about the untold story of African American entrepreneurship, where skill, industriousness, ingenuity and sheer courage in the face of overwhelming odds provide the backbone of this nation’s economic and social growth. Watch On-Demand.

BOSS: The Black Experience in Business on WXXI-World

Thu, 08/20/2020 - 2:00pm

Learn about the untold story of African American entrepreneurship, where skill, industriousness, ingenuity and sheer courage in the face of overwhelming odds provide the backbone of this nation’s economic and social growth.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War Series on WXXI-TV

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 3:00pm

Reconstruction is one of the most important and consequential chapters in American history. 

And She Could Be Next

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 9:00pm

This two-part POV documentary series tells the story of a defiant movement of women of color who are transforming American politics from the ground up. 

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 8:00pm

American Masters brings you an artful and intimate meditation on the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

AKOMA: 25 Years of Gospel Sisterhood

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:30pm

Learn more about Rochester's African American Women's Gospel Choir and its 25 year history.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 9:00pm

In this episode of the six part series Ken Burns investigates the efforts of Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others to preserve and protect pristine lands.

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