Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Black History Month on ThinkBright & WNED-TV


February is Black History Month. Join WNED-TV and ThinkBright & Well in celebrating with the following programming! Here's a list of documentaries currently scheduled on ThinkBright. Please visit our new WNED-TV website to find dates and times for programming listed under WNED-TV.


ThinkBright & Well

February 5

7 p.m. POV American Promise: Issues of race, class and opportunity.
February 7

9 p.m. Education of Harvey Gantt Story of desegregation.

February 9

9 p.m. African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) Aftermath of American Revolution.

February 12

8 p.m. Independent Lens Spies of Mississippi- Attempts to derail civil rights movement.

February 16

9 p.m. African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Into The Fire (1861-1896) Civil War and end of slavery.

11:30 p.m. Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War Before, during and after Civil War.

February 23

9 p.m. African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) Jim Crow era.

February 28

7 p.m. American Masters Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth "The Color Purple," writer and activist.

8:30 p.m. The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston Celebrated Harlem Renaissance figure.

WNED-TV Programming (times listed here)

Unforgettable Hampton Family: From poverty to successful musicians.

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots African-Americans in armed forces. Pt. 1 of 2)

The Civic Life of Nathaniel Colley-Early African-American lawyer.

Independent Lens Spies of Mississippi Attempts to derail civil rights movement.

Miller Center's American Forum Jefferson's Slaves: Controversy Over a Harsh New Portrait of the Founder.

Independent Lens Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock Feminist and civil rights advocate.

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots African-Americans in armed forces (Pt. 2 of 2)

Colored Frames: Experiences of black artists.

Up from the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream Migration of African-Americans.

Integrating Ole Miss: James Meredith & Beyond From Civil Rights Movement to present.

Underground Railroad: The William Still Story: Underground Railroad hero.

Slavery By Another Name Stories of “neoslavery.”

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