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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, May 6 at 9pm
AfroPop "Freedom Hill"

Monday, May 6 at 9pm on MPT2
Eva's Promise

Monday, May 13 at 9pm

Monday, May 20 at 9pm
Leveling Lincoln

Monday, May 20 at 9pm on MPT2
A Long March

Tuesday, May 21 at 9pm
American Experience: The Riot Report

Saturday, May 25 at 9pm
To Be Takei

Monday, May 27 at 9pm
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels

Monday, June 17 at 9pm 
Searching for Shaniqua

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National Productions

Programming Initiatives

HBCU Week 2021

Historically Black Colleges and UNiversities


Hear the under-told stories of sacrifice, courage, innovation, and hope found in the collective experience of these important American institutions.


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 Digital Studios

PBS Programs to Watch Now