Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

Independent Lens

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

Though much of its history was eclipsed by the explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential role the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping black life, creating a black middle class and dismantling segregation cannot be overstated.

Violent Crime

Kentucky Tonight

Violent Crime

Renee Shaw and guests discuss violent crime. Scheduled guests: State Rep. Robert Benvenuti, R-Lexington; State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville; Josh Crawford, co-executive director of the Pegasus Institute; and Ashley Spalding, senior policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

Victoria S.2 Ep.6: The Luxury of Conscience

Masterpiece

Victoria S.2 Ep.6: The Luxury of Conscience

Victoria and Albert have to face their worst nightmare as parents, while Peel takes on the ultimate battle in Parliament. When tragedy strikes, they must confront the true cost of standing by their convictions.

PBS NewsHour

Breaking News from PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Watch the latest PBS NewsHour episodes, read breaking news stories, and learn more about the issues behind national and world events.

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

Brain Tumors: Large Masses in Limited Space

Kentucky Health

Brain Tumors: Large Masses in Limited Space

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Eric Burton, a neuro-oncologist with University of Louisville Physicians and Dr. Brian J. Williams, assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Louisville.

‘Float and Fly’ Fishing and a Rabbit Hunt!

Kentucky Afield

‘Float and Fly’ Fishing and a Rabbit Hunt!

This week we head to Dale Hollow Lake to try our hand at smallmouth bass using the Float and Fly method. Next, we head to Trigg County for a great rabbit hunt. Lastly, we revisit last years State NASP tournament in anticipation of this year's competition.

World War I Memorabilia

Kentucky Collectibles

World War I Memorabilia

Kentucky treasures in this new episode include a World War I archive and 19th century Japanese woodblock prints.

News of the Week: February 16, 2018

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: February 16, 2018

Host Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the impending release of a public pension bill in the General Assembly. Scheduled guests: Adam Beam from the Associated Press; John Cheves from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Grace Schneider from the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Educational Innovation

Connections with Renee Shaw

Educational Innovation

Educational innovation in the mountains is leading to a teaching and learning renaissance in southeast Kentucky. Renee and her guests, Dr. Dessie Bowling, associate director of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative and Rose Shields, rural project manager for the Center for Excellence in Rural Health at the University of Kentucky, discuss recent innovative education practices in the region.