PBS Celebrates Black History Month with More True Originals

An Intimate Look at Trailblazers in New and Encore Programming Before and During Black History Month 2011 ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This season PBS celebrates True Originals — innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore. This February is no exception. Throughout the year, PBS invites viewers to explore African Americans' vast contributions to society. In honor and celebration of Black History Month, February 2011, PBS presents new and encore programs, beginning in … [Read more...]

BET and CENTRIC Celebrate Black History Month With a Lineup of Exciting Programming

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Black History Month BET and CENTRIC will pay tribute to the range and richness of the African American experience with a lineup of programming celebrating the cultural contributions of black America. The carefully curated lineup of thought-provoking black films, BET News specials and compelling original programming include: the 4th Annual BET HONORS; the Network movie premiere of Tyler Perry's "Daddy's Little Girls," "Cadillac Records," "Mr. 3000" and "Sounder"; and, new 106 & PARK and BET NEWS joint project MODERN BLACK HISTORY … [Read more...]

Black History Month at The Museum of the African Diaspora

MoAD Celebrates with 'Hands on the Freedom Plow' Author, 'Freedom Riders' Screening, Jazz, Free Family Offerings SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of the African Diaspora is uniquely positioned to lead the Bay Area's recognition of Black History Month this February. It's doing so with a culturally rich range of events that offer something for everyone -- from schoolchildren and families to jazz aficionados to former Civil Rights Movement activists who kept their hands on the freedom plow. During February, the public is invited to meet battle-scarred veterans from … [Read more...]