db's Annual Black History Month TV Schedule: BHM TV: Feb 7 2009

Saturday, January 27, 2007

BHM TV: Feb 7 2009

7am, 1pm & 7pm  (PBS-WLIW Create)
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage: African Slavery In Louisiana
Trace heritage from Africa to the cane fields, cotton patches & kitchens of South Louisiana. 

1:45 pm (SHO)
The Great Debaters 
2007 film about a college professor who challenges 1930s racism by training a first-class African American debate team that makes its way to a national championship against Harvard University. 

2:45 PM  (HBO)
Artists. Academics. Activists. Athletes. A remarkable group of African American leaders pose for a series of highly personal video and audio portraits that offer a unique glimpse into the struggles and triumphs of black life in America. Comprised of a series of intimate first-person vignettes, this film features 22 prominent African Americans from various professions, disciplines and backgrounds who speak directly into the camera about a number of topics--from childhood inspirations to the evolving American landscape they helped shape. Interviewees include Slash, Toni Morrison, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Serena Williams, Chris Rock, Sean Combs and others. Available all month ONDEMAND.

8:00PM  (TNT)
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
This fact-based movie tells the uplifting story of a world-famous neurosurgeon who overcame boyhood challenges. Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. plays Carson as an adult. Kimberly Elise portrays his determined mother. 


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