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Black History Month

Programs airing in 2022

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

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross MARATHON
MPT, February 5, starting 11:30am

American Experience “The American Diplomat” 
MPT, February 15, 9pm

American Masters “Marian Anderson” 
MPT, February 8, 9pm

Beyond the Baton: A Conductor’s Journey 
MPT, February 6, 3pm

Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: An America Reframed Special 
MPT, February 22, 9pmPM

Finding Fellowship 
MPT, February 6, 5pm

Go-Go City: Displacement & Protest in Washington, DC 
MPT, February 20, 5pm

In Their Own Words: Chuck Berry 
MPT, February 1, 9pm

Independent Lens “Owned: A Tale of Two Americas” 
MPT, February 7, 9pm

Irma: My Life in Music 
MPT, February 20, 3pm

Kindred Spirits 
MPT, February 20, 4:30pm

Muhammad Ali 
MPT, Fridays at 9pm

Saving San Domingo 
MPT, February 6, 4pm

This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer 
MPT, February 20, 10:30pm

Tulsa Race Massacre: 100 Years Later 
MPT, February 14, 9pm

Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History
MPT2, Thursdays at 10pm

Just A Mortal Man - The Jerry Lawson Story 
MPT2, February 21, 8pm

Songs at the Center: Celebrating Black History Month 
MPT2, February 7, 8pm

Through the Banks of the Red Cedar 
MPT2, February 14, 8pm