Enter the worlds of talented Black Artists & Entertainers with this special collection of videos and web-only features from trusted producers and PBS member stations. Each of the features below is a window into a documentary or program about a variety of artists & entertainers in film and television, preforming arts, sports, poetry and beyond. The features will connect you directly to the website of a PBS partner where it can be viewed in full or allow you to watch a preview directly within the collection below. Get started now! Explore Black Artists & Entertainers with PBS.
Muhammad Ali discusses his boxing career, the Vietnam War, and the Nation of Islam.
In 1947, Jackie Robinson makes a major breakthrough that changes the game of Baseball.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympics captivated the world and infuriated the Nazis.
The videos and features above are from PBS documentaries and productions by American Masters, American Experience, OPB, WNET, Pioneers of Television, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, and Poetry Everywhere.
Every weeknight, Tavis brings you a unique mix of news and pop culture through interviews with artists & entertainers, activists, news makers, politicians and everyday people.