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Celebrate Black History Month
Finding Your Roots, Freedom Tales

Finding Your Roots, Freedom Tales

Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 2 a.m. and Sunday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.

Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African American guests: actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan.

Visit the FINDING YOUR ROOTS website.


Aretha Franklin

Aretha! Queen of Soul

Friday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 p.m.
Also airs Sunday, Feb. 3, at 12:30 a.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9, at 4:30 a.m.

This program includes archival footage from Aretha Franklin’s storied career and interviews that highlight the legacy of America’s beloved Queen of Soul.


Independent Lens, Black Memorabilia

Independent Lens, Black Memorabilia

Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 p.m.
Repeats Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m.

At the intersection of racial identity, historical narrative and international commerce, this film follows the propagation of demeaning representations of African Americans—black memorabilia.

Visit the INDEPENDENT LENS website.




American Masters, Sammy Davis Jr.

American Masters, Sammy Davis Jr.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 9 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 3 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 9 p.m.

Explore Sammy Davis Jr.’s vast talent and journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.

Visit the AMERICAN MASTERS website.




American Masters, Charley Pride

American Masters, Charley Pride

Friday, Feb. 22, at 9 p.m.
Repeats Saturday, Feb. 23, at 3 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 10 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 28, at 9 p.m.

Examine 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.

Visit the AMERICAN MASTERS website.


View our complete Black History Month schedule, including programming airing on our Fusion channel.
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