Tavis Smiley Marks 10th Year on PBS

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LOS ANGELES – Tavis Smiley has stood out in 20 years in broadcasting, and he has no intention of changing his style or substance. He’s the rare Black host with national TV and radio platforms, one who sees his job as challenging Americans to examine their assumptions on such thorny issues as poverty, education, and […]

KVIE Documentary Features Local Civil Rights Activist Nat Colley

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SACRAMENTO – The Black History Month documentary, “The Time is Now: The Civic Life of Sacramento’s Nathaniel S. Colley” will air at 7:00 p.m., Feb. 20, on KVIE. The documentary examines the life of Sacramento’s first practicing African American attorney, who spent 50 years shaping the course of American history. Colley’s pursuit of civil rights […]

KVIE Brings Black History To You

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SACRAMENTO – In celebration of Black History Month, KVIE Public Television will broadcast local and national programs that honor the spirit, creativity, and determination of significant heroes of the Civil Rights Era, as well as important individuals in history and today. KVIE will air three documentaries from its original series, ViewFinder, that highlight African Americans […]

Black-Owned Business Helps Major Media Companies Deliver Positive Programming

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WASHINGTON – By now you may have seen PBS’s dynamic new program Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which premiered in late March. But you may not know that a small, minority business enterprise based in Washington, D.C., is a genetic force helping media powerhouses deliver ground-breaking genealogy programming. Starting with African American […]