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WMHT SpecialsSearching For Timbuctoo

Abolitionists risk their fortunes, their families, and their futures to destroy slavery.

WMHT SpecialsHenry Johnson: A Tale of Courage

Learn the story of African American WWI hero Henry Johnson.

WMHT SpecialsThe Mohawk Giants: Schenectady & the Negro Leagues

Follow the history of Negro League baseball in Schenectady and the Capital Region.

WMHT SpecialsBridging the Divide

A neighborhood works to shift divisions and narratives through community-driven art.

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Celebrate Black History Month this year with a closer look at the lives of various Black Americans who have made indelible marks on history with their artistry, professional achievements, and community activism. PBS has compiled a list of films available to stream all year long.

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It’s never too early to begin celebrating and teaching your child about Black leaders of yesterday (and today!). Explore the Black scientists, activists, artists, and more who have left their mark on history to encourage your child’s curiosity about the contributions and accomplishments of Black people.

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From notable artists and religious leaders to people whose lives have been shaped by song, join WMHT in a moving tribute to this African American musical form that has enriched and defined the culture of our region.

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For the Classroom: PBS LearningMedia's Celebrating Black History & Culture collection is curated to showcase Black excellence through contributions, achievements, and ideas across subjects and eras. These resources aim to inspire educators to intentionally include Black stories in all curricula.

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Chuck D's Ultimate Hip Hop Playlist

Chuck D shared his playlist of hip hop essentials with us. Yes, Chuck D, the Public Enemy frontman and producer of the documentary series: Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World.