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Black History Month 2017: What to Watch

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(Editor’s note: The following shows aired prior to publication: BET miniseries Madiba and series The Quad, both on Feb. 1.)

Feb. 5

In Focus: Black Women in Media (special)

Africa Channel

Shades of You (special)

Africa Channel

Feb. 8

News One Now Primetime Special: Excellence in Black Hollywood (special)

TV One

Feb. 10

Animal Nation With Anthony Anderson (series)

Animal Planet

No Regrets (movie)

Urban Movie Channel

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Feb. 11

48th NAACP Image Awards (special)

TV One

The Black 14: Wyoming Football 1969 (special)


Feb. 12

Fighting for Kings and Empires (special)

Africa Channel

Feb. 15

Sway's Universe Doomsday Cypher 2 (special)

Revolt Tv

Feb. 17

Hatching Shakespeare (movie)

Urban Movie Channel

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Feb. 20

The Breaks (series)


MLK Now 2017 (special)

Revolt Tv

Feb. 21

Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark (special)


Feb. 25

Media (scripted series)

TV One

Feb. 26

Black and Blue(special)

Revolt Tv 

Feb. 27

The Obama Years: The Power of Words (special)

Smithsonian Channel