Black History Month On PBS-TV
In celebration of Black History Month, February 2007, PBS will broadcast a lineup of new and encore presentations honoring and exploring African-American history. These programs document and examine the rich heritage and cultural contributions of African Americans.
Some examples are: NOVA “Forgotten Genius,” INDEPENDENT LENS, “Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life,” “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes,” SISTERS OF SELMA: BEARING WITNESS FOR CHANGE, THE STORY OF OSCAR BROWN JR., DEFORD BAILEY: A LEGEND LOST, AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Eyes on the Prize.”
Teacher guides are available to coincide with the films. Go to www.pbs.org for more information for guides and an updated listing of films.
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