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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, October 18 at 9pm
Rising from the Rails: The Story of the Pullman Porter

Monday, October 25 at 9pm
10th & 11th Grade: From West Baltimore

Monday, November 1 at 9pm
Josephine Baker: The Story of An Awakening

Monday, November 8 at 9pm
Ferguson Rises (Independent Lens)

Monday, November 15 at 9pm
The Groveland Four

Monday, November 22 at 9pm
Finding Fellowship

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Programming Initiatives

HBCU Week 2021

In Case you missed it

HBCU Week 2021

Available to watch on demand: documentaries and specials from our second annual week of programming in support of historically Black colleges and universities.


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