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Black History Month

Programs airing in February 2023

Black History Month

MPT’s slate of Black History Month programs offers compelling, inspiring, and heart-wrenching stories about the Black experience in our nation. We’re pleased to offer this focus on the Black community and to celebrate its many contributions to American society.

Airing on MPT

Airing on MPT2

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World
Tuesdays, January 31 at 9pm, February 14 at 9pm, and 21 at 9 & 10pm

Making Black America: Through the Grapevine
Fridays, February 3 and 10 at 9pm and 10pm

Antiques Roadshow "Celebrating Black Americana"
Monday, February 6 at 9pm

Independent Lens “Outta the Muck”
Monday, February 6 at 10pm

Secrets of the Dead "The Woman in the Iron Coffin"
Wednesday, February 8 at 10pm

The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song 
Sundays, February 12 and 19 at 3pm

American Experience "The Blinding of Isaac Woodard" 
Monday, February 13 at 9pm

Shaw Rising 
Tuesday, February 14 at 10pm

Ida B. Wells: American Stories 
Saturday, MPT February 18 at 9pm

Becoming Frederick Douglass 
Saturday, February 18 at 10pm

American Experience "The American Diplomat" 
Monday, February 20 at 9pm

Finding Your Roots "And Still I Rise"
Tuesday, February 21 at 8pm

Sounds of the Game 
Wednesday, February 22 at 10pm

The Calvin Tyler Story 
Thursday, February 23 at 10pm

Monday, February 27 at 8pm
Marian Anderson: Once in a Hundred Years

Tuesday, February 28 at 8pm
Black Broadway: A Proud History, a Limitless Future

Crooked Stick: Songs in a Strange Land 
Monday, February 6 at 10pm

We Were Hyphy 
Thursday, February 9 at 10pm

Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels 
Monday, February 13 at 10pm

PBS Block Party

Through February

Block Party

PBS is celebrating Black History Month by throwing a Block Party! Throughout the month of February, stream new and beloved programs celebrating Black excellence. 

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