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Standing Against Racism: Fostering Unity Through Dialogue

Understanding racism

To help citizens better understand racial issues challenging our nation, MPT presents several initiatives and a wide selection of programs to watch now via on-demand streaming. We hope these resources provide insight and promote understanding.

Airing on Monday nights on MPT

Monday, September 26 at 9pm
Baba Wain: A Musical Note in the Key of Beauty

Monday, September 26 at 9:30pm
Our American Family: The Clarks

Monday, October 10 at 9pm
100 Years From Mississippi

Monday, October 17 at 9pm
Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March

Monday, October 24 at 9pm
Adventures of T-Man

Monday, October 31 at 9pm
Black In Blue

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Coming Fall 2022

Extended Trailer

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Explore a nuanced portrait of Harriet Tubman the “Conductor” of the Underground Railroad. Airing October 4, 2022.

Extended Trailer

Becoming Frederick Douglass

How Frederick Douglass became one of the most powerful voices for freedom in America. Airing October 11, 2022.

Programming Initiatives


This multiplatform investigation from FRONTLINE examines the federal effort to grapple with America’s legacy of more than 150 civil rights era killings.

Race Resources

Additional Resources

A curated selection of external programs and educational materials that seeks to provide insight and understanding on racism.

MPT Programs to Watch Now

PBS Programs to Watch Now