In honor of Black History Month, take some time to check out the new PBS documentary series The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, premiering February 16 and 17 at 9 pm on WXXI-TV (DT 21.1/cable 1221). Produced and hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the two-part series traces the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America. For the full description and trailer click here.
Also, this Thursday, February 11 at 7 pm Dr. Gates is hosting a national virtual event on Zoom to talk about the series. He will be joined by Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, Professor and Dean of Howard University Divinity School and Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ. The event is free but reservation are required. To register, visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DS6P6ovsT_m_utl_xrHXpQ