Blog Press Release

NAACP Partners with AMC Networks for Black History Month

February 5, 2020

The National Association of the Advancement for Colored People (NAACP) is proud to partner with AMC Networks to share stories from Congressional Leaders about the importance and significance of Black History Month. Tune in to any of AMC Networks’ channels during the month of February to see the spots featuring members of the Congressional Black Caucus including Representatives Andre Carson, Emanuel Cleaver, James Clyburn, Bonnie Watson Coleman, Gwen Moore, Donald Payne, Jr., and Hank Johnson.

AMC Networks’ PSA campaign, now in its seventh year, is an extremely meaningful initiative and we are proud to be collaborating with them. This campaign provide a platform for Members of Congress to share amazing stories that motivate and inspire their work on Capitol Hill, and share these stories front and center for viewers.

This year, the PSA series contains four thematic spots that will air throughout the month of February, including:

  • Black History is American History”: A celebration of Black History featuring Congressman James Clyburn, Congressman Andre Carson, and Congresswoman Gwen Moore 
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities”: This PSA honors HBCUs and their impact. Featuring Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman , Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., Congressman James Clyburn, and Congressman Andre Carson 
  • Voting”: A look at some of the most notable moments in the fight to protect the voting rights of African Americans featuring Congressman Hank Johnson, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., Congressman Andre Carson, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman 
  • Black Women in History”: A look at the powerful women, past and present, who shape change in American History featuring Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, and Congressman Hank Johnson

View all the PSAs here.