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PBS North Carolina Stands Against Racism

PBS North Carolina stands against hatred, violence, and racism. As the state’s public media network, we have a profound moral responsibility to represent diverse voices and communities across our platforms. We are deeply committed—now and forever—to building an equitable, inclusive future through the ancient and uniquely human power of storytelling. We will continue to honor your trust and earn your support with non-commercial, non-toxic television that’s unifying and inspiring for all.

Featured Programs

We have curated this collection of diverse stories to deepen our understanding of our country's history as well as make connections with the artists, educators and leaders of today. Watch online and on the PBS Video app.

Baratunde Thurston carrying a canoe

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Follow Baratunde Thurston, bestselling author & podcaster, as he explores the country’s diverse landscapes to see how they shape the way we work, play & interact with the outdoors. From coal miners turned beekeepers in Appalachia to Black surfers catching waves in L.A., uncover a deeper understanding of our passionate & complex relationship with the natural world.

Diverse Voices Collection
  • Great Muslim American Trip
  • George H. White: Searching for Freedom
  • Reel South
  • Visibly Speaking
  • Finding Your Roots
  • America ReFramed
  • Grid image
  • POV
  • nc impact
  • American Veteran
  • PBS Short Film Festival
  • The U.S. and the Holocaust
Smiling Asian Americans

A People’s History of Asian America

Produced in partnership by the Center for Asian American Media and PBS Digital Studios, A People’s History of Asian America tells the history of Asian Americans through the microaggressions and stereotypes this community faces.

Spotlight on NC

Black Issues Forum correspondents with host Holt Noel

Fridays at 7 PM

Black Issues Forum

Every week, join host Deborah Holt Noel as she welcomes thought leaders, policy influencers, and journalists for diverse conversations that inform and engage viewers on the issues impacting North Carolina’s Black communities today.

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Films from Reel South

The people, culture, landscape and history of the South both captivate and bewilder. In the cherished tradition of Southern storytelling, Reel South reveals the South's proud yet complicated heritage, as told by a diversity of voices and perspectives.

That's Wild
Expires: 2024-04-06
Rating: TV-PG

Atlanta teens face the thrills, joy, and struggles of navigating the wilds of Colorado.

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That's Wild
That's Wild
A Fine Girl
A Fine Girl
Knocking Down the Fences
Knocking Down the Fences
Madame Pipi
Madame Pipi
¡Fiesta! Quinceañera
¡Fiesta! Quinceañera

More Films Streaming Now with PBS Passport

  • The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song
  • Eyes on the Prize
  • Asian Americans
  • Reconstruction: America After the Civil War
  • East Lake Meadows
  • The Central Park Five

Interactive Events

Join PBS North Carolina and our community in conversation. We host regular screenings of new PBS programs followed by an engaging virtual discussion with a panel of filmmakers and experts during which our audience can participate by asking questions in the live chat. We hope you'll join us for our next event!

When Giants Walked Here key art with the text, "Screening & Discussion" at the bottom.

Premiere & Filmmaker Q&A

Tuesday, August 6, 7 PM

From local NC filmmakers Cliff Bumgardner and Chris Lea, "When Giants Walked Here" follows the rise and fall of pro wrestling at Raleigh's iconic Dorton Arena. Join PBS NC for this exclusive premiere event at the historic Rialto Theater in downtown Raleigh. A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening. Advanced registration for this free event is required.

Resources for Kids

Explore anti-racism resources from PBS and PBS KIDS to use in discussion for kids and families to learn together.

PBS KIDSAward-Winning PBS KIDS Talk About: Race & Racism | Full Episode

Made possible by Target, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Viewers Like You. 

Hosted by inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, this half-hour program features authentic conversations between real children and their parents and includes content from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, ARTHUR, and XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM. The show looks at race and racial justice-related topics in an age-appropriate way and offers viewers ideas to build on as they continue these important conversations at home.

For more resources on talking about race and racism, visit