WQXR honors Black History Month throughout February with special programming.
Recently in Black History Month 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
Host Terrance McKnight takes us on a multimedia journey to the Harlem Renaissance, the burgeoning cultural era for African Americans that was the setting for an ill-fated partnership.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
WQXR's Black History Month celebration continues with a broadcast at 10 pm Wednesday, Feb. 22, of the Morehouse College Glee Club, recorded live in The Greene Space.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
A scholarly book looks at the many depictions of people "of color" in opera, including the thorny stage practice in which performers apply heavy makeup to play leading roles such as Otello and Aïda. Fred Plotkin considers.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
WQXR kicks off Black History Month with the premiere of a special that shines a light on writer Langston Hughes's lesser-known musical compositions.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Host Terrance McKnight presents a musical portrait of Hazel Scott, the wife of late Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and Julliard-trained pianist who performed in the most prestigious concert halls in the world.