PBS NewsHour

January 28, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, Uganda awaits a constitutional court ruling on an anti-homosexuality law that threatens fines, life imprisonment and even death. A doctor discusses her memoir that intertwines historical health care inequities and her own family history. Plus, how communities in Montana are working to preserve one of the last remaining intact prairies on the planet.

LGBTQ Ugandans fight to survive under country’s anti-gay law

8m 36s

Uganda’s constitutional court is expected to rule soon on a law that threatens fines, life imprisonment and even death for being gay. Ugandan civil rights groups challenged the Anti-Homosexuality Act in December amid international pressure to repeal the law. Ali Rogin speaks with two Ugandan LGBTQ+ activists for more.

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    A Black physician’s memoir details medical racism in America

    S2024 E29 - 5m 58s

    Dr. Uché Blackstock has seen firsthand how medical racism shapes health care in America. She's dedicated her career to work at the intersection of medicine, health equity and systemic racism. Her new memoir, "Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine," details both historic health care inequities and her own family history. She joins John Yang to discuss her work and experiences.

  • Montanans band together to save an iconic American landscape: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Montanans band together to save an iconic American landscape

    S2024 E29 - 5m 9s

    In Montana, an unlikely group of allies is working together to preserve a unique prairie ecosystem, and at the same time, help their own rural economies. Montana PBS’s Stan Parker reports from one of the planet’s last remaining intact grasslands.

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