The PBS documentary The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song premieres Feb. 16th and 17th on the network.
The two part series explores the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America, how it impacted the political culture, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews.
The documentary features some familiar faces from the Black church and entertainment industry including:
Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock, Bishop Michael Curry, Cornel West, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Rev. Al Sharpton, Yolanda Adams, Rev. William Barber II, BeBe Winans, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Evelyn Brooks Higginbottham, Bishop T.D. Jakes and more.