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Independent Lens: Tell Them We Are Rising

Originally eclipsed by the social explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential role the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping black life, creating a black middle class and dismantling segregation cannot be overstated.

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WGBH NEWS

RI Governor: Take Guns Away From Abusers

Massachusetts and Rhode Island, two states with some of the toughest gun legislation in the country, also have some of the lowest gun fatality rates. RI Governor Gina Raimondo says the rest of the country should follow their example.

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STORIES FROM THE STAGE

Stories From The Stage: Take A Stand

Sometimes, you have to stick up for yourself, or somebody else...even when that little voice tells you it’s safer to keep quiet. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Take a Stand, hosted by Theresa Okokon.

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Antiques Roadshow hits St. Louis!

Journey through the Gateway to the West for treasures such as a 1901 "Longest Bearded Man" banner purportedly from the 1904 World’s Fair. 

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JAZZ

Live Webcast: Geri Allen Tribute Concert

Listen to WGBH's Jazz 24/7 webcast of Geri: Genius, Grace and Fire - A performance curated by Terri Lyne Carrington featuring Carmen Lundy, Oliver Lake, Don Byron, Kris Davis, Tia Fuller and Esperanza Spalding, performed February 17th at at Harvard University.

HISTORY & CULTURE

American Masters: Maya Angelou

From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon.

CRAVING BOSTON

Craving Boston: Three Easy DIY Projects To Glam Up Your Dinner Table

Valentine's Day has come and gone but these easy DIY decorations work for any occasion. Add some spice (and a personal touch!) to your dinner table this Spring.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS

Finding Your Roots: LL Cool J and Sean Combs

Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology that reveals information that shakes their very foundations.

INNOVATION HUB

Innovation Hub: Enchanting Your Home

You’ve heard of the smartphone and the smartwatch, but the smart umbrella? David Rose tells us how everyday objects can be made magical.

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