Black History Month


Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. To honor Black History Month, QPTV will be re-cablecasting these remarkable programs recognizing the accomplishments of the past and present.

Black History Month

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz’s African American Heritage Celebration features several outstanding honorees and exceptional musical and dance performances.

Watch the remarkable story of 101 year old businesswoman Alice Luke as she goes from small beginnings to a booming success by introducing the “while you wait” method.

In association with David Horace Greer, Paula Marie Black, Stephen Byrd, Richard Allen for Culture and Art, Queensborough Performing Arts Center, and the California African American Museum.

Julius T. Freeman explains how he was able to focus on the fulfillment of serving his country as a young African American who refused to let others dictate his destiny.