Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the women who shaped the world and those who continue to shape it.

Coming Up

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 9:30pm
Writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, a celebrated (and sometimes controversial) figure of the Harlem Renaissance
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 9:00pm
Legendary American writer Toni Morrison will be honored on a special episode of With Good Reason. 
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
Weaving previously unseen and rare performances and home movies with a new, exclusive interview with King, American Masters – Carole King: Natural Woman delves into her life and career.

Recently

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:00pm
On the heels of Billie Jean King's visit to Rochester - as guest speaker for Susan B. Anthony's Birthday Luncheon, WXXI-TV is proud to present an encore broadcast of American Masters: Billie Jean King
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:00pm
The first woman to be awarded a Nobel prize, Marie Curie was an extraordinary woman whose story is as remarkable in the modern day as it was last century.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:00pm
Experience the story of Helen Keller like never before in the critically acclaimed story ballet A LIGHT IN THE DARK from Thodos Dance Chicago.
Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 3:30pm
This film explores the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world through Ann Hobson Pilot's professional journey.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:30pm
Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:00pm
Examine Norma Miller's influence in the globalization of America's jazz culture and her role in breaking down racial barriers across the United States and around the world.

Ongoing

PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country profiled young people breaking down stereotypes. How does it feel to be the only girl in the room, or boy on the team? Watch On-Demand
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