Black History Month

American Masters "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 10:00pm

Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most celebrated — and most controversial — figures of the Harlem Renaissance. This film includes rare archival footage from Hurston’s own collection, and features interviews with Alice Walker, Dorothy West, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Maya Angelou and others.

African American Lives 2 on PBS WORLD

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 7:00pm

This four-part Series explores roots, race and identity through ancestry of remarkable individuals.

Tavis Smiley Reports "One on One with Hillary Clinton"

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 8:00pm

Tavis Smiley goes behind the scenes with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Independent Lens "Mine/Home" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 10:00pm

A meditation on the essential bond between humans and animals, “Mine” is an equally compelling story of race, class and compassion in contemporary America.

Independent Lens "Behind the Rainbow" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 02/23/2010 - 10:00pm

“Behind the Rainbow” is a previously untold account of South Africa's political struggles along the road to democracy.

Independent Lens "Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness"

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 10:30pm

Controversial Jewish anthropologist, Melville Herskovits' writings in the 40s and 50s challenged widely held assumptions about race and culture.

In Performance at the White House "A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 02/11/2010 - 8:00pm

President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of Black History Month.

Faces of America "Becoming American" on WXXI-TV

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 8:00pm

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. unravels the American tapestry, following the threads of his guests’ lives back to their origins around the globe. Join us for part two of four.

An Evening With Smokey Robinson

Sun, 02/07/2010 - 11:00pm

Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 3:00pm

Sam Cooke created a new American sound and set into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.

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