Rally in Richmond, Virginia. November 21, 2020.

A new documentary from PBS' Frontline and ProPublica airing on WKAR-TV investigates the rise of extremism and white nationalism in America.

WKAR's Sophia Saliby spoke with Richard Rowley who directed “American Insurrection.”

Celebrate Black History Month 2021 | PBS

Feb 3, 2021

Black History Month is here and we are thrilled to share a host of documentaries and digital shorts that highlight the richness of the Black experience in American history. 

Learn About 28 Black History Makers in 28 Days

Feb 3, 2021
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We're putting a  spotlight on one history maker per day as we celebrate Black History Month. Join us in honoring these great individuals by learning more about their lives and their contributions. 

The U.S. House of Representatives will meet Wednesday. They're expected to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. This year some Michigan Republicans may join Democrats.
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Wed. Jan. 13 at 9am on WKAR World 23.2 & STREAMING | PBS NewsHour will provide live special coverage of the House of Representatives’ impeachment proceedings regarding President Donald Trump.

PBS is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting in October 2020. 

Beyond the CANVAS | PBS NewsHour Special

Jul 25, 2020
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Sun., Jul. 26 at 10:30pm on WKAR-HD & STREAMING | Beyond the CANVAS features the best arts and culture reporting from PBS NewsHour's CANVAS arts series. 

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Part 2: Revolution in the Treatment of Disease | WATCH NOW HERE

As scientists learn to read the genetic code, they grapple with the dangers inherent in increasingly sophisticated and easily available methods of intervening in the very essence of what makes us human, our DNA.

Refresh of Iconic Logo Modernizes Brand to Better Connect with Viewers in the Digital Age

MSU MoonFest | Summer of Space

Jul 19, 2019
MSU MoonFest; July 19-21; Abrams  Planetarium

FREE -- July 19 - July 21 at Abrams Planetarium | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, with WKAR and Abrams Planetarium at the MSU MoonFest!

Charm City | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Apr 23, 2019
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FREE – Thu. May 9, 7pm at WKAR | View a special screening and join the conversation. RESERVE SEATS HERE