WATCH: William Monroe Trotter Fights D.W. Griffith's Film in ' Birth of a Movement'
The documentary about Trotter, a Black newspaper editor and activist who fought to ban “The Birth of a Nation” in 1910s Boston, is now available to stream.
John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February
“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.
PBS to Air Doc on Black Editor Who Fought Original 'The Birth of a Nation'
William Monroe Trotter’s battle against D.W. Griffith’s notorious film forms the basis of “Birth of a Movement,” which features contributions from Spike Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Celebrate Black Cultural Excellence With These Streaming Specials
Both BET’s “Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration” and PBS’ “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise” highlight the past and present of Black pop cultural domination. They are both available to stream today.
WATCH: Trailer for 'And Still I Rise' Explores Recent History of Black America
Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the four-hour series aims to uncover how African Americans have changed the world.
Stevie Wonder Describes Racist Incident, Perseverance in New Animated Short
Stevie Wonder in the new video from PBS: “I’ve never accepted stupidity and ignorance as making me then determine how good I was or how less I was.”
WATCH Gold Medalist Boxer Claressa Shields' Rise to Power in 'T-Rex: Her Fight For Gold'
PBS will stream the documentary about the Olympic gold-winning Black female boxer—and Flint native—through September 2.
#PeaceOfficerPBS Trends as Network Screens Police Militarization Doc, Panel
The documentary “Peace Officer,” which aired on PBS on May 9, is the first part of a two-part special on gun violence.
Ken Burns Says His New Jackie Robinson Doc is About Black Lives Matter
From integrated swimming pools to driving while Black, the director uses his new documentary to show how activists are still fighting the same battles—just with new names.
WATCH: Trailer for 'The Black Panthers' Doc Ahead of Tonight's PBS Premiere
“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” airs tonight on PBS at 9 p.m. EST.
See Misty Copeland Recreate Edgar Degas' Iconic Ballerina Artwork
Copeland appears in the re-creations for a new Harper’s Bazaar story.
WATCH: Check Out 'Off The Menu,' a New Documentary on Asian-American Cuisine
“Off the Menu” was directed by Grace Lee, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed Grace Lee Boggs documentary.
'Rising Voices' Chronicles Effort to Save Lakota Language
Check out the trailer for the new documentary, which premieres tonight on World Channel.
'Finding Your Roots' to Return to PBS Following Dramatic Exit
The show—which was suspended after Henry Louis Gates omitted data that showed Ben Affleck’s relatives owned slaves—will return to your television in January.
Poll Reveals that White America Views Black Lives Matter Movement as a Distraction
And 41 percent of whites think it advocates violence.
PBS' ‘Finding Your Roots’ Suspended Due to Ben Affleck Slave-Master Drama
The geneology show’s production has been halted after leaked Sony e-mails revealed that producers complied with Ben Affleck’s request to hide his slave-owning relative.
Doc About Black Lesbians Jailed for Self-Defense Hits TV Screens
‘Out in the Night’ tells the story of “The New Jersey Four,” a group of young black lesbians who received severe prison sentences after defending themselves from a man’s homophobic attack.
Does PBS Still Care About Indie Films by and About People of Color?
The PBS shows “POV” and “Independent Lens” are major outlets documentary filmmakers of color. Now they worry that scheduling changes at its biggest station will push their work to the sidelines.
What is 'The Whiteness Project?'
New PBS series aims to bring more whites into the racial discussion.
PBS's 'America By the Numbers' To Focus on Race This Fall
The series debuts on October 2.