Black History Month | WVIA
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PBS is proud to celebrate Black History this February and all year round!  In 2018, we're bringing you a new lineup of films AND turning a lens on you to celebrate the moments, memories and people in Black history that inspire you.  
 
Get started now.  Explore. Watch. Connect!

Black History Programming

Jan 15 | I Am Not Your Negro
Independent Lens

Jan 15 | I Am Not Your Negro

Envision the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America.

Jan 19 | Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart
American Masters

Jan 19 | Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Examine the life and impact of activist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

Feb 5 | Winnie
Independent Lens

Feb 5 | Winnie

Explore the life of Winnie Madikizela Mandela, one of the most misunderstood and intriguing of contemporary female political figures.

Feb 16 | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
American Masters

Feb 16 | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had.

Airing On Select Local Stations

Check out more programs coming to PBS this month. See your local listings for air times. And if you miss them on TV (or they're not avilable in your area), come back to watch many programs online.

 | I Am Not Your Negro (Watch a Preview | Check Local Listings

 | Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (Watch a Preview | Check Local Listings​)   

 | Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop (Learn More

 | Winnie (Learn More)  

 | Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (Learn More)

 | Freedom Summer (Coming Soon​)

 | American Creed (Watch a Preview | Check Local Listings​)   

 

World Channel Did you know?  More than 45 films are coming to WORLD Channel through your local PBS Station this February. Take a look.

Video On Demand

Ready to Watch? Below, check out several of the more than three dozen films streaming on pbs.org right now. They're available to watch anytime and anywhere. Want more. Visit our video gallery

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Live Stream Event

Now Streaming | Watch the Future of the Arts
Detroit Public Television

Now Streaming | Watch the Future of the Arts

Empowering Ideas for Diversity in the Arts, enjoy the 20h Annual Sphinx Competition with Detroit Public TV!

More to Explore

Browse & Watch!

Browse & Watch!

Browse and watch over 30 PBS shows & films available today online.

Test your History Smarts!

Test your History Smarts!

Pick a quiz to test your knowledge about important moments & milestones in Black History.

#MyBlackHistory

#MyBlackHistory

Tell us how Black History & Culture influences your lives and directly from their point of view.

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