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A year after it became clear that COVID-19 was becoming a pandemic, there is still no cure, but doctors have several innovative treatments. Some are keeping patients out of the hospital entirely. (From @conversationus and @NewsHour)

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Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) gets it. Like many others, Jennifer’s background is deeply rooted in the Black Church, setting the foundation of who she is today. Hear her stories among many others in #BlackChurchPBS, now streaming on the PBS Video app.

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Honor the life and legacy of one of the most influential African American thought leaders. "Vernon Jordan: Make it Plain" is now streaming on the free PBS Video app: .

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Instances of verbal harassment and physical assaults targeting Asian Americans have occurred from coast to coast. Just over a year and thousands of incidents later, some of the earliest victims find moving forward has been difficult. (From @NewsHour)

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Join a discussion on "Hemingway, the Sea and Cuba" with #HemingwayPBS filmmakers @KenBurns and @LynnNovick & special guests Cristina Garcia, Brin-Jonathan Butler (@brinicio) and Ann Bocock. Register to attend Mar 9 at 7pm ET: . @WPBT2 @WXELTV @CasaCuba_FIU

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We are deeply saddened by the passing of civil rights activist Vernon Jordan. Celebrate his legacy with the recent documentary “Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain,” available to stream with PBS Passport: .

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Replying to @NewsHour: NEW: Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statemen…

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Fierce divisions seem to drive a wedge in much of American life at this moment and how we view government. Now, a prominent team of educators has released a new plan that calls for revamping history and civics classes in schools. (From @NewsHour)

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NEW: Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.

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With PBS Passport, get extended access to your favorite PBS programs – anytime, anywhere! Binge, catch up, and rewatch your favorites. Learn more: 📱💻📺

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The first batch of a new COVID vaccine from Johnson & Johnson began shipping around the U.S. on Monday. But as some states began loosening pandemic restrictions, the CDC cautioned about opening too quickly. (From @NewsHour)

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The first episode of Making MASTERPIECE is now live! Hosted by Jace Lacob, this 3-part documentary podcast featuring behind-the-scenes stories and interviews takes an in-depth look at the last 50 years of @masterpiecepbs.

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What are the most important essentials you’ll need to comfortably survive a disaster? In this episode of Weathered, Maiya explains the basics of disaster prep and shows you what she keeps in her own go-bag and pantry. (From @PBSDS)

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The March and April selection for Now Read This is Jessica Bruder's “Nomadland,” which chronicles the growing community of transient older Americans who have taken to the road in search of seasonal work. (From @NYTimes and @NewsHour)

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Replying to @michele_norris: This made my heart soar. A family that adopted an African American child have been posting pix of the notable Black wom…

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Strategic naps can restore and refresh us, lower our stress and even spark creativity. (From @NextAvenue)

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This made my heart soar. A family that adopted an African American child have been posting pix of the notable Black women she dresses up to emulate during Black History Month. This is her depiction of Gwen Ifill. I love this. But more importantly, Gwen would have LOVED this

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Fact or fiction? Ernest Hemingway nearly died after two plane crashes on successive days.

You know the myth of Hemingway. Discover the man during #HemingwayPBS, a film by @KenBurns and @LynnNovick. Premieres Mon, April 5 at 8/7c.

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Take inspiration from documentaries and profiles of women making history and telling their stories.

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The federal ban on evictions, extended by President Biden through March, is a much-needed, yet only temporary pause on a looming crisis impacting hundreds of thousands of American families. (From @RetroReport and @NewsHour)

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While you enjoy part 2 of #BlackChurchPBS tonight, here are some great resources to learn more:

Thank you to everyone who watched #BlackChurchPBS. See this thread for a list of resources ⬇️ related to the film and remember you can re-watch the entire film on the free PBS Video App.

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