Black History Month

The Future of Work Virtual Events

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 12:00pm

Watch the archive weekly series of virtual events to accompany the airing of the PBS Future of Work Series. Conversations include discussion of topics involving the future of work addressing quality career paths, addressing issues of race and equity, the impact of technology, lessons from young workers, continuing to work longer, women's roles in the workplace and supporting mental health. 


American Experience: Remembering the Tulsa Massacre

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 4:30pm

Join American Experience for a conversation commemorating the 1921 Tulsa massacre


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.


WXXI Celebrates African-American Contributions

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

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


Mavis Staples at Symphony Center, Chicago

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 9:30pm

Civil rights icon and living legend Mavis Staples returned home to Chicago and Symphony Center for one night only on February 4, 2023.


American Masters - Little Richard: The King and Queen of Rock and Roll

Fri, 06/02/2023 - 9:00pm

Experience the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Little Richard.


American Experience: Goin’ Back to T-Town

Tue, 05/23/2023 - 9:00pm

The story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation.


Zora Neale Hurston – Filmmaker Talk with Tracy Heather Strain on Facebook Live

Wed, 05/10/2023 - 8:00pm

Join us for a program with award winning filmmaker, Tracy Heather Strain, who is the director of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s ZORA NEALE HURSTON: Claiming A Space on PBS. 


Beyond the Baton: A Conductor's Journey

Sun, 05/07/2023 - 1:00pm

This film documents Thomas Wilkins experience as a Black conductor and his larger impact on the musical world.


Next at the Kennedy Center - Continuum: Jason Moran & Christian McBride

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 10:00pm

Music icons Jason Moran and Christian McBride collaborate for an electrifying performance at the Kennedy Center.

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