Black History Month Programming - February 19th, 2020

Feb. 13, 2020
Black History Month Programming - February 19th, 2020

Celebrate Black History month by supporting the filmmakers of these short films dedicated to the exploring the Black experience in America.

Tune in to watch on BX Omni channel 68 Optimum/ 34 Fios on Wednesday, February 19th and 26th at 9:00 AM, 5:00 PM & 10:00 PM.

The Super Cooper Show

A sensory overload of positive energy, displaying the accomplishments of some of history's greatest heroes and freedom fighters.

Disparity

Meet Charlie, he's white and was just arrested for selling powder cocaine. Meet Syd, he's black and was just arrested for selling crack cocaine.The differences in their treatment will highlight how race and class in the broken justice system.

Every Nine Hours

From novelist Jim St. Germain, a modern-day exploration of skin color and gender and how they affect one's ability to participate in relationships and society.

Belonging in the USA: The Story of Michael D. McCarty

 The journey of a man who even in the face of great obstacles spreads joy wherever he goes. Follow Michael as he evolves from aspiring scientist to Black Panther Party member, from FBI target to soldier, from drug addict to health nut. 

Claudette Colvin Day at St. Helena’s 

Commemoration and speeches for the courage of Claudette Colvin during the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama during the 1950’s.