Black History of Obama’s America 2010

To celebrate Black History Month, NBC News has compiled this thought-provoking series of programs honoring the contributions of prominent African American leaders and looking at contemporary issues. Relive the inspirational messages of Civil Rights leaders through rare archival footage including one of the first in-depth televised interviews with Martin Luther King Jr. Reflect on the current state of race relations in the United States through a compelling town hall discussion in “Obama’s America: 2010 and Beyond” featuring MSNBC’s Chris Matthews and radio host Tom Joyner. Witness the emotional journey of three young teens coming to terms with their absentee fathers in “A Father’s Promise,” moderated by NBC’s Al Roker and Tiki Barber. And laugh along with comedian Chris Rock and actress Nia Long in a lively conversation about the cultural significance of hair.

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