Black History Month

PBS Books: Making Black America: Through The Grapevine with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 8:00pm

PBS Books, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), hosts a talk with award-winning Honorée Fanonne Jeffers.

PBS Books: Making Black America: Through The Grapevine with Professor Higginbotham

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 8:00pm

In anticipation of Making Black America: Through the Grapevine, PBS Books presents a conversation with the film's producer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Ph.D. and scholar Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Ph.D.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Sun, 02/19/2023 - 1:00pm

Go beyond the legend and meet the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. 

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass National Screening Event

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 7:00pm

Join us for a special national virtual preview screening of Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom and Becoming Frederick Douglass followed by a conversation with the filmmakers.

Great Performances: Intimate Apparel

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 8:30pm

Set in turn of the century New York, this opera tells the story of Esther (played by Kearstin Piper Brown), a lonely, single African-American woman who makes her living sewing corsets and ladies’ undergarments.

PRELUDE l The Legacy of Garth Fagan Dance

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

Explore the life and career of Tony award winning choreographer Garth Fagan and meet three of his long-time disciples, who are now tasked with bringing his technique and legacy to the next generation.

American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 9:00pm

In August 1955, a 14-year-old Black boy named Emmett Till was murdered by two white men. His death helped mobilize the civil rights movement.

POV: President

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 9:00pm

How will the new leader of Zimbabwe's opposition party Nelson Chamisa challenges the acting president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in the 2018 general election?

Searching for Timbuctoo

Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:00pm

This film tells the little-known story of a Black settlement, established in the wilds of upstate New York.

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 10:00pm

Explore how music helped sustain the most important movement of the 20th century and was in turn inspired by the struggle for equality and human rights. 

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