America After Ferguson: PBS To Air Special Town Hall with Gwen Ifill

Following the wake of Michael Brown’s death — Ferguson, Missouri has become ground zero for the national conversation on race, and the relationship between marginalized communities and law enforcement. Have we become numb to the tragic police officer involved killings of Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Oscar Grant, and countless others?

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PBS Announces Programming for 2012 Black History Month Commemoration


New specials include UNDERGROUND RAILROAD and, from INDEPENDENT LENS, “Daisy Bates: The First Lady of Little Rock,”“Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975” and “More Than a Month”

Schedule also features SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME and AMERICAN MASTERS “Cab Calloway”

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