Witness: Black History Month

Witness: Black History Month

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:00pm

Pictured: Ruby Bridges

Credit: BBC World

In celebration of Black History Month AM 1370 presents select stories from The BBC World Service series Witness, airing Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 9 p.m. Witness features remarkable stories of African American history, told by the people who were there. In this speical episode, audiences will hear the story of America's first major-party black candidate for president; meet one of the founding members of the first classical ballet company to focus on black dancers; and Ruby Bridges talks about being escorted to school by U.S. Marshals.