Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise - Facebook Live Stream and Simultaneous Streaming

Posted by Tara Vaezi on

In his new two-part, four-hour series, BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. We are excited to share that the PBS Facebook account will be live streaming both parts through Facebook Live at the time of the broadcasts (Tuesday, November 15th and Tuesday, November 22nd, 8pm EST). 


Please find the full details below on how stations can take advantage of this premiere to reach local audiences.

1. Share the Facebook Live event to your station’s Facebook Page 


URL for Part 1 (Tuesday, November 15th 8pm EST): http://to.pbs.org/blackamericapbs1 

URL for Part 2 (Tuesday, November 22nd 8pm EST): http://to.pbs.org/blackamericapbs2

(Note: These Facebook links WILL NOT be active until the live stream actually begins). 

2. Direct audiences to your station’s video portal or co-branded OTT and mobile apps. 

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise will be available for online streaming the same time as the broadcast premiere for both parts (Tuesday, November 15th and Tuesday, November 22nd, 8pm EST). The simultaneous streaming will be available on PBS platforms including station branded OTT, apps and video portals.

3. And remember to use the hashtag #BlackAmericaPBS to join the conversation online!

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Tara Vaezi | Senior Program Manager | PBS Digital

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