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Hale County This Morning, This Evening (Episode #2011)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 11, 2019 -- 10:00 PM

Visit the world of Hale County, Alabama. Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments in the lives of people in the community, the film offers a richly detailed glimpse at life in America's Black Belt.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 16, 2019 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 13, 2019 -- 4:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 -- 4:00 AM

Black Memorabilia (Episode #2010H)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 9, 2019 -- 9:00 AM

From the South to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim black memorabilia, racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of antiquity and historical preservation.

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (Episode #1911)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is a documentary and interactive project that explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture, and national identity. Today, over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. More than 50% of the nation's African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists earned degrees at HBCUs. The film brings to a broad national audience for the first time the story of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of intolerance and injustice.

Black Memorabilia (Episode #2010H)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 11:00 AM

From the South to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim black memorabilia, racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of antiquity and historical preservation.

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (Episode #1911)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is a documentary and interactive project that explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture, and national identity. Today, over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. More than 50% of the nation's African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists earned degrees at HBCUs. The film brings to a broad national audience for the first time the story of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of intolerance and injustice.

Black Memorabilia (Episode #2010H)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 5:00 PM

From the South to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim black memorabilia, racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of antiquity and historical preservation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 5:00 AM

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (Episode #1911)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 3:30 PM

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is a documentary and interactive project that explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture, and national identity. Today, over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs. More than 50% of the nation's African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists earned degrees at HBCUs. The film brings to a broad national audience for the first time the story of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of intolerance and injustice.

A Ballerina's Tale (Episode #1709)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 6:00 AM

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Birth of a Movement (Episode #1807)

KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

A Ballerina's Tale (Episode #1709)

KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 6:00 PM

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Black Memorabilia (Episode #2010H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 10:00 PM

From the South to Brooklyn to China, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim black memorabilia, racially-charged objects often wrapped in the protective embrace of antiquity and historical preservation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 4:00 AM

Birth of a Movement (Episode #1807)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 11:00 AM

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

The King (Episode #2006)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 9:00 AM

Climb into Elvis' 1963 Rolls-Royce for a musical road trip that traces the rise and fall of Elvis at a metaphor for the country he left behind. Featuring Alec Baldwin, Rosanne Cash, Ethan Hawke, Chuck D and many more.

Birth of a Movement (Episode #1807)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 5:00 AM
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