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.  
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Black History Programming

John Lewis - Get in the Way
Georgia Public Broadcasting

John Lewis - Get in the Way

Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman and human rights champion John Lewis.

Watch | Winnie
Independent Lens

Watch | Winnie

In case you missed it, explore the life of Winnie Madikizela Mandela, one of the most misunderstood and intriguing of contemporary female political figures.

The Talk- Race in America

The Talk- Race in America

The conversation parents of color have with their children about interactions with police.

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.

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

 | Freedom Summer (Preview)

 | American Creed (Preview | Check Local Listings​) 

 | Winnie (Watch | Preview)

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

 | The March (Watch | Preview

 | Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop (Watch | Preview

 | John Lewis: Get in the Way (Watch | Preview


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 right now. They're available to watch anytime and anywhere. Want more. Visit our video gallery


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.



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

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