Black History Month

Black History Month 2022

Celebrate Black History Month with KAMU this February! All month long, tune in or stream our collection of programs all embracing the culture, history and wellness of Black History Month. From musicians and athletes that paved the way for many to follow to scholars that will never be forgotten, this month we highlight and examine the importance of Black History Month.

Muhammed Ali

Friday, Jan. 28 • 8 p.m.

Join KAMU in a knock out 4-part docu-series that you won’t forget! Each round tells the story behind the legend in gloves, Muhammad Ali. A documentary by Ken Burns, brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century. Muhammed Ali was a three-time heavy boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world. Round one begins January 28th at 8 p.m. Check the KAMU schedule here to keep up with each round as it rolls into Black History Month.

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In Their Own Words: Chuck Berry

Tuesday, Feb. 1 • 8 p.m.

Rock n’ Roll with KAMU as we dive into the incredible story of influential musician, Chuck Berry. His story spans for more than seven decades, beginning in the clubs and bars of deeply segregated St. Louis. Explore the life of the legend, the music and the man with featured interviews with his family, colleagues and musicians who all idolized him, on February 1, at 8 p.m. on KAMU.

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Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

Tuesday, Feb. 8 • 8 p.m.

Explore the life, career, art and legacy of African American civil rights pioneer, Marian Anderson. Her singing and speaking voice are heard throughout the documentary, providing a new understanding of the woman behind the music. Join KAMU Tuesday, February 8, at 8 p.m. to not only honor Black History Month, but Marian Anderson’s 125th birthday (February 27, 1897).

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