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WXXI & the Little Theatre honor Black History Month with special programming

February marks Black History Month and WXXI and the Little Theatre are pleased to present a variety of programs that spotlight the men and women who shaped the African-American experience. This includes the Little’s Black History Film Series, with feature films screening every Saturday throughout the month. Coming up Saturday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m. is BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, a documentary about the poet, playwright, teacher, activist, Sonia Sanchez. The following Saturday, Feb. 20 is Spike Lee Saturday, where the Little will screen 2000's Damon Wayans-starring satire Bamboozled at 3 p.m., and Chi-Raq at 7 p.m.

On WXXI-TV you'll find American Masters: B.B. King: The Life of Riley, premiering Friday, February 12 at 9 p.m., The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on Tuesday, February 16 at 9 p.m.  (this will also screen at the Little Theatre for free that same night at 7 p.m. as part of WXXI's Indie Lens Pop Up series), and In Performance at the White House: Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles on Friday, February 26 at 9 p.m. 

For a complete list of programs honoring Black History Month, visit: WXXI.org/bh.

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