Arizona PBS celebrates Black History Month

Preview the programs Arizona PBS is running this February in celebration of Black History Month. Historical documentaries, award presentations, in-depth interviews and more are airing in the coming weeks.

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Tuesday, Feb. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 17 and 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Watch online or on the PBS Video app now.

“The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song” will explore the 400-year-old story of the black church in America, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews.

Enjoy “The Black Church”? Continue the discussion with a special episode of “All Rev’d Up,” a podcast from GBH.

The Long Song

Sunday, Jan 31, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14 at 9 p.m.
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Tamara Lawrance and Hayley Atwell star in this adaptation of Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel.

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Watch on the PBS Video app with Passport access.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution sheds light on the Black Panther Party — and all its reviled, adored, misunderstood, and mythologized history.

Antiques Roadshow “Celebrating Black Americana”

Monday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m.
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“Antiques Roadshow” honors Black History Month with this special episode. Highlights include an 1821 U.S. citizenship certificate for George Barker, a free man of color; an African-American beauty book written by Madam C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire; and a trip with host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

Charley Pride: American Masters

Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Watch on the PBS Video app with Passport access.

Explore the complicated history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in segregated Mississippi, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.

American Experience “Goin’ Back to T-Town”

Monday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m.
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Hear the extraordinary history of Greenwood, a successful Black community in segregated Tulsa. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, Black residents of “T-Town” relive their community’s remarkable rise and ultimate decline.

Muhammad Ali

In Their Own Words “Muhammad Ali”

Monday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. | Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m.
Watch on the PBS Video app with Passport access.

Follow Muhammad Ali’s path from a gym in Louisville to boxing successes, conversion to Islam, opposition to the draft, exile from the ring, comeback fights, Parkinson’s disease and his inspirational re-emergence at the Atlanta Olympics.

American Experience “Voice of Freedom”

Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.
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Explore the fascinating life of celebrated singer Marian Anderson. In 1939, after being barred from performing at Constitution Hall because she was Black, she triumphed at the Lincoln Memorial in what became a landmark moment in American history.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Friday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.
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Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans on the road in this deep look into the dynamics of race, space and mobility in America over time.

Dave Chapelle: The Mark Twain Prize

Friday, Feb. 19 at 11 p.m.
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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Dave Chapelle.

Independent Lens “Mr. Soul!”

Monday, Feb. 22 at 9 p.m.
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Premiering in 1968, SOUL! was the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public television, merging artists from the margins with post-Civil Rights Black radical thought. Mr. SOUL! delves into this critical moment in television history, as well as the man who guided it, highlighting a turning point in representation whose impact continues to resonate to this day.

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Tina Turner: One Last Time

Tina Turner

Join one of the best-selling recording artists of all time for her unforgettable final UK concert filmed at London’s Wembley Stadium in 2000. The powerhouse performer blasts out hit after hit from her four-decade career.

Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Grief with Daniel Amen, M.D. and Tana Amen, R.N.

Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen

Dr. Daniel Amen shows you how to tame your hidden dragons and help you feel happier, more positive and in control of your own emotions.

The Brain Revolution

The Brain Revolution host Ashleigh Banfield

Explore the foundational principles of neuroplasticity, or brain development over time, and discover how to take control of your life through the years.