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State Of The Re:Union - Black History Month

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State Of The Re:Union

Re:Defining Black History

In this hour, State of the Re:Union zeroes in some of alternate narratives--ones edited out of the mainstream imagining of Black History--deconstructing the popular perception of certain celebrated moments.

From a more complicated understanding of the impact of the Civil Rights Act of ’64 on Jackson, Mississippi to a city in Oklahoma still trying to figure out how to tell the history of one particular race riot to one woman’s wrangling with her own personal racial history.

For more on this special State Of The Re:Union program, visit here.

Broadcast Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, February 19 at 10 p.m.

New Leaders

Usually during Black History Month, we remember Civil Rights icons and reflect on their legacy. But over the past couple of years, State Of The Re:Union has met a new generation of African American leaders, people you may not see on TV specials or making nationally acclaimed speeches.

Most of these men and women are on the front lines of their communities, rolling up their selves and diving in to what can be very unglamorous work.

For more on this special State Of The Re:Union program, visit here.

Broadcast Saturday, February 22 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, February 26 at 10 p.m.