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Once in A Hundred Years

This documentary traces the arc of Marian Anderson’s life and her struggles against racism and poverty.

By Fred Vigeant

The Voice of Freedom

Voice of Freedom interweaves Marian Anderson’s rich life story with this landmark moment in history, exploring fundamental questions about talent, race, fame, democracy, and the American soul.

By Fred Vigeant

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The Black Church: This is our story, this is our song

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion.

By Fred Vigeant

How it Feels to be Free

Discover icons Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier.
By Fred Vigeant

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Experience iconic moments from the archives of the Hollywood Bowl featuring the “best of” live performances from the past 10 years at the Bowl.

By Fred Vigeant

Celebration on WITF TV to close out 2020

Join Joshua Bell, Yo-Yo Ma, Patti LaBelle and more to celebrate America’s irrepressible strength.
By Fred Vigeant

Philly composer writes a series of jazz and blues songs inspired by Tacony Creek

The Tacony Creek Suite, being released this month, is an ode to the placid and turbulent moods of the creek, and to the oasis of tranquility it could become.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY