Cable programmers and streaming services will mark the February-long commemoration with a slew of African American-themed original scripted series, movies, documentaries and specials. Here’s a sampling of what’s on tap.
Sew the Winter to My Skin (Movie) Crackle
Malcolm & Marie
Whitney Houston & Bobbi Kristina: Didn’t We Almost Have It All
Black Art: In the Absence of Light
Tuskegee Airmen: Legacy of Courage
Hip Hop Uncovered
Judas and the Black Messiah (Movie) HBO Max
The Black Church
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play (Comedy Special) BET
The March on Washington: Keepers of the Dream
Disrupt and Dismantle
OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad
• Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD will offer a series of short form videos that will profile Vice President Kamala Harris, NBA champion and social activist LeBron James, ballerina Misty Copeland, teen chess champion Jessica Hyatt and 14-year-old painting prodigy Tyler Gordon.
• AMC will team with the NAACP and Congressional Black Caucus to create interstitials featuring members of Congress sharing stories about the importance of celebrating Black history not only in February, but all year long, while also highlighting social issues impacting African-Americans and U.S. society at large. The interstitials will also run on BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and streaming service ALLBLK.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Black Renaissance (Special) YouTube Originals
The Undefeated Presents: A Room of Our Own
Don’t Waste Your Pretty (Movie) TV One
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