VPM celebrates Black excellence through powerful documentaries, podcasts, specials and more. Explore stories of triumph, adversity, and achievement on VPM PBS, VPM News, VPM Music and social media @myVPM.
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Watch documentaries including The Black Church: This is Our Story, This Is Our Song, an intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America
Listen to specials from NPR and NPR Music online or on-air including Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms and the Music of New Orleans, a documentary series exploring the historical bond between the two places through music.
Watch a curated YouTube playlist from PBS Digital Studios which includes Say It Loud, a series exploring the complexity of the Black experience and the many ways Black Americans have influenced American life.