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Black History Month: What to Watch

A sampling of African-American themed original scripted series, movies, documentaries and specials premiering during February
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(UPDATED) The following is a guide to some of cable's Black History Month programming.

Related: 'Our Time' Has Come|Keeping TV One in Front on the Movement

Feb. 2
2 Dope Queens (Special)
HBO

Feb. 9
Eddie Griffin: Undeniable (Comedy special)
Showtime

Feb. 11
Behind the Movement (Movie)
TV One

The Undefeated Presents: Dear Black Athlete (Special)
ESPN

Feb. 17
Douglas Wilder at Virginia Commonwealth University
(Talk/lecture)
C-SPAN3

Feb. 18
Oral Histories: Henry ‘Hank’ Thomas (Talk)
C-SPAN3

Uncensored (Documentary series)
TV One

A Long Way From Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation (Documentary)
TV One

Feb. 20
Death Row Chronicles (Documentary)
BET

Feb. 24
Real America: A City Decides — 1956 (Documentary)
C-SPAN3

Notes from the Field (Special)
HBO

Feb. 26
The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X (Documentary)
Smithsonian Channel

Feb. 27
Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish (Comedy special)
Netflix

Unsolved: The Murder of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. (Series)
USA Network

Oprah at The Apollo (Special)
OWN

INTERSTITIALS: TV One will launch a new short-form video campaign featuring actor Common that will feature a variety of topics related to Black History and the issues affecting the African-American community.
--AMC Networks will launch its 5th Annual Black History Month Public Service Announcement campaign. which features interviews with nine Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and showcases the people and events that inspire each elected official as they reflect on what Black History Month means to them. The spots will air on AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv throughout the month of February.
--Nickelodeon
is celebrating Black History Month with a brand-new series of PSAs set in Charleston, South Carolina, that explore themes of education, culture and cuisine as they relate to African Americans.

(UPDATED) The following is a guide to some of cable's Black History Month programming.

Related: 'Our Time' Has Come|Keeping TV One in Front on the Movement

Feb. 2
2 Dope Queens (Special)
HBO

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