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CBS Stations Promote Black History in Communities Across the Country

Topic: Racial Issues and Equality
Posted on 2/21/2024

CBS-owned stations across the country are celebrating Black History Month throughout February with daily local news reporting on cultural community events, resources and celebrations in each community. Stories include CBS News Baltimore’s 30-year Black History Month oratory contest, a new 30-minute Black history special as party of CBS News Colorado’s year-round “Elevating Black Voices” series and a look at the Black surfers rewriting the sport’s narratives from CBS Los Angeles. In addition, the CBS-owned stations have collaborated to produce an hour-long special, “Teaching Black History,” launching Friday, Feb. 23. The documentary focuses on what communities across the country are doing to preserve history.

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