May BIPOC Programming on NHPBS

Together We Stand Against Racism

NHPBS is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage during the month of May. Check out several special programs highligting the AAPI community. And don't miss some of the other shows that focus on different cultures and races this month on NHPBS.

You can watch the programs on one of our 5 on-air channels NHPBS, NHPBS Explore, Create, World and Kids. You can also stream NHPBS LIVE on your computer!

AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: FREEDOM RIDERS
AMERICAN MASTERS: AMY TAN – UNINTENDED MEMOIR
ASIA INSIGHT
ASIAN AMERICANS
BASIC BLACK
THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
EYES ON THE PRIZE
HAYAO MIYAZAKI: 10 YEARS WITH THE MASTER
HUMAN: THE WORLD WITHIN
INDEPENDENT LENS: THE DONUT KING
JOURNEYS IN JAPAN
LORRAINE HANSBERRY: AMERICAN MASTERS
NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY: AN AMERICAN STORY
PACIFIC HEARTBEAT
RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR
RACE MATTERS: AMERICA AFTER GEORGE FLOYD
TULSA: THE FIRE AND THE FORGOTTEN


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