MONDAY, FEB. 1 South Central (ALLBLK streaming service) |
Bobby Johnson (Menace II Society
's Glenn Plummer) finds religion and rehabilitation in prison, only to find out upon release that his young son Jimmie (Moesha
's Christian Coleman) has joined his former gang. The Jacksons: An American Dream (ALLBLK) |
Based on Katherine Jackson's autobiography My Family
, this decades-spanning miniseries follows the Jacksons' rise from a small steel town to the world's biggest stages; Lawrence Hilton Jacobs (Welcome Back, Kotter
),?Jason Weaver?(Smart Guy
), Jermaine Jackson II (Moonwalker
) and Holly Robinson (Hangin' With Mr. Cooper
) star. TUESDAY, FEB. 2 9:00 pm Civil War 360: Fight for Freedom (Smithsonian Channel) |
Enslaved people who fought for freedom share their horrific experiences; Dennis Haysbert (24
) hosts. 9:00 pm The Jazz Ambassadors (PBS) |?
While traveling the world as cultural ambassadors, America's greatest jazz musicians faced a challenging dilemma of representing a country that still practiced Jim Crow segregation. 10:00 pm Escape to the Great Dismal Swamp (Smithsonian Channel) |?
Archaeologists find evidence that refugee slaves in the 1800s lived and thrived in the Great Dismal Swamp, choosing to suffer there and keep their freedom, rather than live in slavery. THURSDAY, FEB. 4 Blueprint (ALLBLK) |?
A young Black man (Project Blue Book's
Jerod Haynes)?searches for his identity following a fatal shooting in the South Side of Chicago. A Boy. A Girl. A Dream (ALLBLK) |?
's Omari Hardwick) and Frida (Deception
's Meagan Good) embark on an emotional journey on the night of the 2016 Presidential election, as they push each other to revisit broken dreams and discover themselves. For Ahkeem (ALLBLK) |?
This 2017 documentary follows Daje Shelton, a 17-year-old who vows to make herself a better future after getting expelled from her Ferguson, Miss. high school -- but the challenges many Black teens face consistently stand in her way. My First Love (ALLBLK) |
Omar (Ray Donovan
's Pooch Hall) and Carmen's (A Black Lady Sketch Show
's Gabrielle Dennis) marriage is on the rocks thanks to their addiction to electronic devices. Can they find a resolution before their love comes to an end? 6:50 pm?Spike Lee Double Feature (Showtime) |
In Mo' Better Blues,
a series of bad decisions jeopardizes the career of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Malcolm X
's Denzel Washington); then at 9 pm, catch Lee's Oscar-nominated Do the Right Thing
, which explores simmering racial tension and tragedy in a Brooklyn neighborhood.
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