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Celebrate the African American experience this month and beyond on WHRO TV 15 and WHRO World.


Independent Lens: Black Memorabilia

Feb 4, 10pm
Meet the people who reclaim racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of historical preservation.

Independent Lens: A Ballerina's Tale

Feb 5, 9pm
WHRO World
Explore the rise of groundbreaking dancer Misty Copeland.

Live from Lincoln Center: Pipeline

Feb 8, 9pm
An inner-city public high school teacher is desperate to give her son opportunities her students will never have.

Independent Lens: Hale Country This Morning, This Evening

Feb 11, 10pm
Visit the world of Hale Country, Alabama, and explore life in America's Black Belt.

America ReFramed: Stuggle & Hope

Feb 19, 8pm
WHRO World
The stories, and fight, of the residents of the last remaining all-Black towns in the U.S.

American Masters: Sammy Davis, Jr. "I've Gotta Be Me"

Feb 19, 9pm
Davis' vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights.

American Masters: Charley Pride: I'm Just Me

Feb 22, 9pm
Charley Pride's journey proves artistic expression can triump over prejudice.

The Talk - Race in America

Feb 25, 7pm
WHRO World
The conversation parents have with their children reveals the state of race relations.

Local USA: '63 Boycott

Feb 25, 9pm
WHRO World
The forgotten story of one of the largest northern civil rights demonstrations.

Thank you for your interest and application to serve on WHRO’s Emerging Leaders Board.
WHRO works closely with the Board in their mission to seek new and unique opportunities to engage millennials in public media.

Applicants will be notified by November 16th.

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Mister Rogers: It's You I Like
Celebrate Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago.


50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary

The impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences is celebrated.


Hamilton's America
The creation of pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and the history behind it are explored.


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