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Premiering in 1968, SOUL! was the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public television, merging artists from the margins with post-Civil Rights Black radical thought. Mr. SOUL! delves into this critical moment in television history, as well as the man—Ellis Haizlip—who guided it, through participants’ recollections and archival footage, highlighting a turning point in representation whose impact continues to resonate to this day. Tune in or stream Monday, February 22, 2021.
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