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The R-Word, Free Virtual Screening

WATCH ONLINE THROUGH JULY 21

Presented as part of Move to Include, this film takes a purposeful look into the long-reaching history and lasting implications of the word retard(ed) and current attitudes and perceptions about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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The Black Church Virtual Screening and Q&A

Thu, 02/11/2021 - 7:00pm

Series Host and Executive Producer Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and PBS Chief Programming Executive Sylvia Bugg discuss the upcoming PBS special The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.

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WXXI Celebrates African-American Contributions

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 6:00am

Learn more about the amazing contributions these 40 individuals have made.

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Thu, 12/09/2021 - 8:00pm

This two-part series reveals the broad history and culture of the Black church and explores African American faith communities on the frontlines of hope and change.

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Ken Burns: Hemingway

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 8:00pm

Join Jeff Daniels for a behind-the-scenes look at the acclaimed documentary series. 

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Santa School

Sun, 12/12/2021 - 8:00pm

Enjoy this heartwarming film that follows six would-be Santa Clauses as they take an intensive workshop to learn to dress, walk, and talk like Santa.

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Land Girls

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:00pm

A look at the role British women and the Woman's Land Army played in World War II.

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Chasing Voices

Sat, 11/13/2021 - 4:00pm

This film chronicles John Peabody Harrington’s work and traces the impact of his exhaustive research on Native communities working to restore the language of their ancestors.

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PBS American Narratives Educator Webinar Series

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 7:00pm

Join us for this series to explore how to rethink and disrupt many of the false historical narratives using digital tools available from PBS LearningMedia, and perspectives from leading scholars at 7PM ET on 11/8, 11/10 & 11/15/21. 

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Secrets of the Dead: Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 10:00pm

A fresh look at the science and conditions surrounding the Hindenburg explosion reveals ten particular flaws that directly led to the infamous disaster in 1937.

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