Citizenship

Watch the 26th Congressional District Debate Here

WXXI produced the Voice of the Voter debate this in advance of the May 24 special election in New York's 26th Congressional District.

WXXI-TV Airs 26th Congressional District Debate

WXXI broadcast the Voice of the Voter debate Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in advance of the special election in New York's 26th Congressional District.

House Speaker Boehner Stumps for Corwin

Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner spoke at a campaign event for fellow Republican Jane Corwin to support her bid in the special election in New York's 26th Congressional District.

Senate Dems Hold Interactive Ethics Forum

Democrats in the State Senate held a first-ever interactive forum on ethics reform today, as part of an effort to get input from the public.

Swimming with Lesbians on WXXI-TV

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 10:30pm

It has been said, “Gays have a past but no history.” Gays and Lesbians don’t grow up immersed in gay history, it is something they must search for.

Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 3:00pm

In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian-American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. 

Raising 100,000 Voices Screening

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 6:00pm

Please join us for a public screening of a series of mini-documentaries produced by local teens.

Beyond the Light Switch on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 8:00pm

Join WXXI on an enlightening and comprehensive journey into the inner workings of the electrical power infrastructure that exists today.

American Experience: Freedom Riders

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 9:00pm

From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives by simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.

American Experience: Soundtrack for a Revolution on WXXI-TV

Mon, 05/09/2011 - 9:30pm

This film tells the story of the American Civil Rights movement through its powerful music -- the freedom songs protesters sang  as they fought for justice and equality.