KBTC and PBS Highlight the African-American Experience 

In honor of Black History Month, and year-round, PBS features documentaries of iconic African Americans and offers programs and resources on air and online.

PBS Black Culture Connection

The PBS Black Culture Connection is your resource and guide to films, stories and voices across public television centered around Black history & culture. We're committed to bringing you the best of PBS and helping you explore Black history and culture aro

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In ‘Black America Since MLK,’ success and vulnerability

It’s the best of times and worst of times for black Americans, says Henry Louis Gates Jr. He joins Jeffrey Brown to preview the PBS mini-series “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise,” and discuss both great gains and the vulnerability of those gains in th

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Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

Acclaimed filmmaker, Stanley Nelson joins us to discuss his PBS Independent Lens documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.

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WORLD Channel: Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now - Aloe Blacc

A behind-the-scenes look at "Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now" with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, the narrator of the WORLD Channel special.

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StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in 2009, he lost his belief in a color-blind world—and nearly lost his l

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Black Culture Connection-  Explore Black History and Culture with PBS through a collection of stories, films and shows brought to you by trusted public television partners. 

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution- Program info and discussion topics for this social change documentary. 


Education Resources

PBS LearningMedia offers free resources for the classroom, covering topics including: pbs-learning-media2014.jpg

  • The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
  • The March on Washington
  • History Detectives: Civil War- Black on the Battlefield
  • Eyes on the Prize​

Accompanying education resources and lesson for PBS programs:

Portrayal and Perception: African American Men and Boys

Bridging the Divide:Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race




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