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PBS Highlights the African-American Experience through a Wide Range of Content
By Sentinel News Service
Published January 21, 2016

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Jackie Robinson, Courtesy of Hulton Archive Getty Images; Top right: Misty Copeland, Courtesy of Urban Romances, Inc; Bottom left: Mercy Street’s Aurelia Johnson (Shalita Grant), Courtesy of Antony Platt/PBS; Bottom right: The Black Panthers Eldridge Cleaver, Berkeley, Courtesy of Jeffrey Blankfort

PBS is highlighting the African-American experience through on-air content on PBS member stations, online through the PBS Black Culture Connection and through a series of community conversations that will engage viewers in the exploration of African-American history and culture.

In addition to documentaries airing in February featuring those who helped influence integration and inclusion, throughout 2016 PBS will also feature programs about moments in history that helped shape race relations today.

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