Photo courtesy The New York Daily News, “Black History Month brings a cornucopia of TV specials highlighting African-American experience”

This year’s Black History Month has brought a number of special programs on television, including the BET Honors on February 13 and the NAACP Image Awards on February 17. Here’s a full rundown, courtesy of an article published by The New York Daily News earlier this month:

  • Feb. 12, 11 a.m. (BET). Dr. Maya Angelou and Common
  • Feb. 12, 9 p.m. (Smithsonian). “MLK: The Assassination Tapes”
  • Feb. 13, 9 p.m. (BET). BET Honors
  • Feb. 13, 9 p.m. (PBS). “Slavery by Another Name”
  • Feb. 14, 9 p.m. (PBS). “The Interrupters”
  • Feb. 14, 9 p.m. (HBO). “The Loving Story.” Documentary on a couple who challenged a ban on interracial marriage.
  • Feb. 17, 8 p.m. (NBC). The NAACP Image Awards
  • Feb. 17, 10 p.m. (BET). “BET Takes Hollywood”
  • Feb. 23, 8:30 p.m. (Showtime). “Phunny Business”
  • Feb. 24, 9 p.m. (PBS). “Memphis”
  • Feb. 26, 11 p.m. (Centric). “The Life of Heavy D”
  • Feb. 27, 10 p.m. (PBS). “Cab Calloway: Sketches”


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