Black History Month

Finding Your Roots: On Broadway

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family histories of Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin, 

Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Sun, 02/05/2023 - 2:30pm

Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist, a pioneer of Chicago’s West Side sound and major influence on rock titans.

On-Demand: Songs of the Past: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. accompanies Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane as they meet a cast of inspiring ancestors hidden in the branches of their family trees. Available Tuesday, February 22 at 9:00 PM through March 22.  

On-Demand Forgotten Journeys: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Watch On-Demand:
 Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace the paths of their ancestors, uncovering crucial pieces of their own identities that were lost on the journey to America. Available through 3/15/22

Fannie Lou Hamer's America: An America ReFramed Special

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 9:00pm

America ReFramed paints a portrait of the fearless Mississippi sharecropper-turned-human-rights-activist and the injustices in America that made her work essential. 

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | National Virtual Event Invitation, Black History Month

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 3:00pm

Join us for this Finding Your Voice Through Fannie Lou Hamer: Meet the Makers Panel Event.

Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 9:00pm

Discover how a poor black girl from Missouri became the “Queen of Paris”.

The American Diplomat, Virtual Preview Screening + Discussion

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 6:00pm

Join the John F Kennedy Library and American Experience for an exclusive preview and discussion of the new American Experience documentary, The American Diplomat.

On-demand Fighters: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch On-demand: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sits down with Terry Crews and Tony Danza, both guests who overcame adversity, to discover they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will. Through 3/9/2022. 

CREATE Showcase: Fly Brother

Fri, 02/04/2022 - 9:00pm

Join Ernest White II as he explores a common thread that bonds destinations together, including food, faith, natural elements, and culture.

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