Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes a look at the complex revolution of the Black Church.
The Reader risked his life to bring to the Church what should have never been prohibited.
The Servant taught others how to serve more deeply, not as a slave, but as a free man.
The Hymnist sang praises to celebrate the soul's salvation and save the body from slavery.
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion.
John Legend attributes his faith-oriented upbringing to his successful music career.
Jennifer Hudson’s first memory of church was on Easter Sunday.
In our The Black Church in Washington series of shorts, WETA explores the Black Church experience in the Washington, D.C. area and highlights several local congregations.
From the pulpit to politics to building community, African American churches have played in integral role in shaping the history of the Washington, D.C. region. Learn more on our Boundary Stones local history blog.
Join moderator Robert Costa and award-winning journalists for discussion and analysis of the week's major stories.
Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
WETA's local history blog uncovers the people and events of the past that have helped to shape our community.
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