PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS will commemorate Black History Month with shows including a profile of “The Color Purple” author Alice Walker.
The public television service announced Tuesday that the program about Walker will air Feb. 7 as part of the “American Masters” series.
Other PBS shows marking Black History Month in February include “American Promise,” a coming-of-age documentary about two young men, and a documentary about a Mississippi state commission that investigated foes of segregation.
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