Blackademics Television 400s

Blackademics Television


Feed Date/Schedule:
October 7 October 28, 2016
1300 – 1330 ET

Unlimited releases for  3 years beginning October 7, 2016. Non-commercial cable right same; school, unlimited for 3 years

Suggested Scheduling:  Public Affairs or Educational blocks, Holidays, MLK weekend, Black History Month, Juneteenth holiday

Top Black Studies scholars, activists and community leaders share projects and research focused on education, performance and youth empowerment.

Individual Program Descriptions:

401 Ulmer / Wests / Smiths
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Young entrepreneurs from around the United States inspire with their business successes and community engagement. Young scholars explain the essence of the Juneteenth holiday.

402 Glover / Thompson
BLDM000402 (25;37)
An African American High School student talks about challenges and successes in the advanced placement classroom. A music instructor talks about youth empowerment through song.

403 Tyson / Gilbarg
BLDM000403 (26;23)
A passionate Austin middle school student orator discusses “Opportunity Avenue.” An advocate for youth empowerment teaches music and video production to inspire and educate.

404 Blakes / Robinson
BLDM000404 (25;29)
One experienced educator and youth advocate discusses the role of spirituality in the lives of a group of African American girls in the Los Angeles area. Another revives Black Leadership camps and activities to inspire youth.

# of Episodes/Length:
4/30 min episodes

Producer:  KLRU & ICUSP (Institute for Community, University and School Partnerships)

Nature of Producing Organization: PTV, not-for-profit educational outreach organization

Production Funding:  KLRU Producers Circle, African & African Diaspora Studies Department at The University of Texas at Austin

Presenting Station/Group: KLRU

Broadcast History: Premiere 400 series

Underwriting Language: “Support for this production comes from the African & African Diaspora Studies Department at The University of Texas at Austin, which includes opportunities for students seeking a PhD. Support for this and other KLRU productions made possible by the Producers Circle, ensuring local programming that reflects the character and interests of the greater Austin, Texas community.”

Local Underwriting Cleared: Yes

Stereo:  Yes   Closed Captioned:  Yes     

Suggested Rating: G

Tag Language:
No Tag

Videos Available: No

Promotional Material:
20 and 30 second promo available at link:

Online screeners:

You can watch older episodes online at

Cost / Conditions :  Free upon notification of intent to carry.

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