Black History Month

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Black History Month
  • AAHH Steve Capers

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, July 30, 2021.

    Steve Capers’ career as a comedy impresario began while vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, enjoying a day at the island’s famed Inkwell Beach. It was in 2009, that the managing partner of Knock-Knock Comedy Productions had the idea to pr...

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Conversation with Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. ET Friday, April 16, 2021.

    A founding member of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Virginia Johnson was one of its principal ballerinas over a career that spanned nearly 30 years. After retiring in 1997, Ms. Johnson went on to found Pointe Magazine and was editor-in chief f...

  • How the Black List Revives Dead Scripts

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

    Franklin Leonard has been supporting screenwriters and bringing to light screenplays that otherwise would have remained shelved.

    Leonard founded and is CEO of the Black List, a well-known force in Hollywood for finding the best un...

  • Wynton Marsalis in conversation with the Most Rev. Michael Curry

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, October 15, 2020.

    Famed jazz musician Wynton Marsalis speaks with Michael Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church.


    Presiding Bishop Curry was installed as the 27th Presiding Bishop ...

  • AAHH Carl Hart

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, August 20, 2021.

    African American Heritage House Lecture. Carl Hart, Ziff Professor of Psychology (In Psychiatry), Depts. Of Psychology and Psychiatry, Columbia University

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the sh...

  • No Child... Q&A with Nilaja Sun and Andrew Borba

    Originally broadcast Thursday, January 28, 2021.

    An exclusive interview with Nilaja Sun and Chautauqua Theater Company's Artistic Director Andrew Borba discussing "No Child..."

    Written and performed by Nilaja Sun and captured on tape in the studios at the WNED PBS in Buffalo with the support of...

  • AAHH Rev. Shantell Hinton Hill

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday, August 27, 2021.

    Rev. Shantell Hinton Hill

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts,...

  • Keisha N. Blain

    Originally broadcast at 10:30 a.m. ET Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

    Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate...

  • AAHH Wes Moore

    Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Friday August 6, 2021.

    Wes Moore, currently a candidate for governor of Maryland, previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation. He is a bestselling author, a combat veteran, and a social ...

  • The List: The History of Black Voice and Image in TV Comedy

    Originally broadcast at 10:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

    Eric Deggans is NPR’s first full-time TV critic, crafting stories and commentaries for the network’s shows, such as “Morning Edition,” “Here & Now” and “All Things Considered,” along with writing material for For a week on “T...

  • Six Sermons by Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon

    This series of six sermons by Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon originally aired during week two of the 2020 summer assembly.

    Sunday: "WE, TOO, SING OF FREEDOM" Luke 1:46-55 NRSV

    Monday: "WHERE ARE THE DREAMERS" Joel 2:28 NRSV

    Tuesday: "STORY MATTERS" Joshua 4:1-7 NRSV

    Wednesday: "FAITHFUL WITHOUT FA...