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On Television

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    February 02, 2020

    Baba Wain

    Sunday, February 16 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Jazz drummer E.W. Wainwright uses music as a starting point to stress the values of discipline, hard work and self-respect for underserved kids in Oakland through his African Roots of Jazz Performing Arts Academy. His well-rehearsed student…
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    Jan 29, 2020

    Rebels With a Cause

    Wednesday, February 12 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. The story of a regional California effort that grew into an astonishing system of…
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    Jan 27, 2020

    NOVA: Black Hole Universe

    Monday, February 10 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of…
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    Jan 27, 2020

    Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story

    Monday, February 10 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Nicknamed "Architect to the Stars," African American architect Paul R. Williams had a life…
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    Jan 24, 2020

    Independent Lens: The First Rainbow Coalition

    Friday, February 7 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form alliances across lines of race and…
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    Jan 22, 2020

    Heartland Local Food

    Wednesday, February 5 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. The local food debate going on at the Farmers Market in Lawrence, Kansas is representative…
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    Jan 22, 2020

    Howards End on Masterpiece, Episode 1

    Wednesday, February 5 at 7 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. A passionate misunderstanding, a surprise visit, and a stolen umbrella set into motion a…

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