Black History Month

February 2019

WTTW broadcasts programming created by and about African Americans year-round, from public affairs to history to independent film to kids programming. In celebration of this year’s Black History Month, WTTW will showcase an expansive lineup of programs profiling the rich history, culture and contributions of African Americans. From the abolition of slavery to the rise of the black power movement, these programs take a profound look into a variety of historical events and individuals.


Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Sundays, February 10 and 17, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

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Shinemen

Shinemen

Thursday, February 14, 9:30 pm

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Sammy Davis, Jr.: American Masters

Sammy Davis, Jr.: American Masters

Tuesday, February 19, 9:00 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2:00 pm

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Lady You Shot Me: The Life and Death of Sam Cooke

Lady You Shot Me: The Life and Death of Sam Cooke

Thursday, February 21, 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2:00 pm

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Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire

Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire

Thursday, February 21, 9:30 pm
Sunday, February 24, 4:00 pm

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Afropop

Afropop: Titles TBA

Sunday, February 10, 17 and 24, 12:00 am

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WTTW Prime (11.2)

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Saturday, February 9 and 16, 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 10 and 17, 5:00 pm

Africa’s Great Civilizations

Saturday, February 9, 16 and 23, 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Alicia Keys: Landmarks Live in Concert

Saturday, February 9, 11:00 pm

Sammy Davis, Jr.: American Masters

Saturday, February 23, 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 24, 5:00 pm

Austin City Limits: Buddy Guy/August Greene

Saturday, February 23, 11:00 pm

Independent Lens: Accidental Courtesy

Sunday, February 24, 10:00 pm

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