Throughout the U.S., events are being held to mark 400 years since the first Africans were enslaved in this country. Virginian Anthony Johnson was one of the first people descended from Africans who found freedom and wealth in colonial Virginia. We hear Johnson’s story from Arizona State University historian Calvin Schermerhorn. Schermerhorn is also the author of the book “Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery.”
Set in Toronto in the 1920s, a time when women could not become official police officers, the city's only all-female private detective agency takes on the cases the police don't dare touch. "Frankie Drake Mysteries" comes to Arizona PBS airs on Thursdays, starting April 9 at 8 p.m.
"Nova" explores new discoveries and how we have come this far on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.
A new feature-length dramatization of a remarkable true story about hope in the aftermath of the Holocaust premieres on Arizona PBS on Sunday, Apr. 5 at 9 p.m.