ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Celebrating Black Americana

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Celebrating Black Americana

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 9:00pm

"Dancing for Eels" oil painting, ca. 1885

Credit: Courtesy of Photo by Jeff Dunn for WGBH, © WGBH 2014

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW honors Black History Month with this special episode. Highlights include an 1821 U.S. citizenship certificate for George Barker, a free man of color; an African-American beauty book written by Madam C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire; and a trip with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Celebrating Black Americana airs Monday, February 9, 2015 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.



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