FREE SERIES OFFER –
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
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
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
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
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
Videos Available: No
20 and 30 second promo available at link:
You can watch older episodes online at http://video.klru.tv/show/blackademics-tv/
Cost / Conditions : Free upon notification of intent to carry.