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AT&T’s Black History Month Series: Make Your Own Mark on History

Tavis Smiley

Capping off AT&T’s dual Black History Month series, Listen 2 Learn! and Ear 2 the Future!Make Your Own Mark on History—Live! features exclusive interviews with Tavis SmileyBlair UnderwoodMC LyteElle VarnerKevin PowellCorvida Raven and BET’s Jeff Johnson.

Mc Lyte

Each of these accomplished individuals reflects on the meaning of Black History Month, which prominent figures have inspired their own success, and what lessons young people should take away from the event, this year and every year.

Blair Underwood

Plus, excerpts from documentary interviews with historic African American figures including Rosa Parks, Duke EllingtonShirley Chisholm and James Baldwin.

Rosa Parks

Duke Ellington

And don’t forget to bring your best trivia game because the series will be covering African American “firsts” in the fields of government, sports, science, literature and the arts. Listeners are invited to make their own mark on history by weighing in on how Black History Month has shaped their own lives.

Hosted by Film Festival Radio‘s Janice Malone and LOTL Radio‘s Reginald Ford, this two-hour special gets under way Thurs., February 28th at 8 PM ET. Tune in here.