In commemoration of Black History Month, we are proud to showcase new programs that celebrate the African American experience past, present and future. Join us!
Thursdays 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 at 7:30pm
Rise of the Black Pharaohs
Thursday 2/5 at 9pm
Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known subject state of Egypt, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years.
Tuesdays through Fridays at Midnight
Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show
Fridays 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 at 7pm
African American reporter, Guen Ifill hosts Washington Week, the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television.
Rocky Mountain Legacy “Jazz in Five Points”
Sunday 2/8 at 1pm
Get to know one of Denver's most famous neighborhoods, and the legendary jazz musicians who came from around the country to play Five Points not so long ago.
Evening with Gwen Ifill
Sunday 2/8 at 2pm
An Evening with Gwen Ifill is a one-on-one interview of Gwen Ifill, one of the most prolific journalists of our time
Afropop: Ultimate Cultural Exchange
Sundays 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 at Midnight
Antiques Roadshow “Celebrating Black Americana”
Monday 2/9 at 8pmTales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.
Nickels from Heaven
Thursday 2/12 at 9pmThe 17 members of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, known as the "Triple Nickles," were among America's least recognized military pioneers during World War II.
Independent Lens “Through a Lens Darkly”
Monday 2/16 at 9am
This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present.
Spirit of Colorado “Cowboys”
Saturday 2/22 at 11:30pm
Step back in time with the black cowboys who helped shape Colorado, and listen to cowboy poet Scott Raub.
Independent Lens “American Denial”
Monday 2/23 at 9pm
Explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today.
Rocky Mountain PBS Celebrates Black History Month 2015
In honor of Black History Month, Rocky Mountain PBS’ programming lineup and online content offerings will enrich viewers’ understanding of African-American history and culture.