Black History Month on UEN-TV
Celebrate Black History Month on UEN-TV! Learn more about civil rights leaders, Black activists, musicians and more.
Black In Blue
Friday, February 4 at 1 p.m.
On September 30, 1967, University of Kentucky football player Nate Northington became the first black scholarship athlete to play sports in the Southeastern Conference.
City of Ali
Saturday, February 5 at 8 p.m.
Join President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal, Lonnie Ali and others for stories of Muhammad Ali’s generosity, swagger and commitment to justice.
Legacy of Love
Friday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m.
Taking stylistic cues from narrative filmmaking, this documentary reveals the romantic relationship between Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, Jr. when they met as college students; where they came from, where they went and what they were doing; and their dreams for a life of activism and family.
Irma: My Life in Music
Saturday, February 12 at 8:30 p.m.
Meet the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas, whose impact on R&B rivals that of Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight.
Songs at the Center: Celebrating Black History Month
Sunday, February 13 at 8 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with original music by talented singer-songwriters.
Bridge to Justice: The Life of Franklin H. Williams
Wednesday, February 16 at 8:30 p.m.
Discover the life story of a visionary and trailblazer who devoted his life to the pursuit of civil rights.
Friday, February 17 at 9:30 p.m.
The Freedom Wall depicts portraits of 28 notable civil rights in American history, past and present, on a large concrete wall at Michigan Avenue and East Ferry Street in Buffalo, New York. The work is about justice.
Wednesday, February 23 at 9 p.m.
Learn how one community came together in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.
Friday, February 25 at 11:30 p.m.
A significant stop on the Chitlin' Circuit, Charlie's Place featured many of the great musicians of the era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Holiday and Ray Charles.