Continue the celebration of Black History Month with Cox Communications

Although February is drawing to a close, Black History month is far from over. Cox Communications continues to celebrate African-American heritage through a variety of programming as well as events held throughout the region. In addition to presenting a scholarship to a deserving student of the Jefferson Center Music Lab Jazz Institute in Roanoke, Virginia, Cox will celebrate with the Center via a Campbell Brothers concert on February 22.

Hampton University, Hampton Roads’ own historically black university, the Hurrah Players, the Virginia Arts Festival and The Urban League of Hampton Roads will have featured stories on “Hot Ticket” & “Cox Connections” on local channel Cox 11 Hampton Roads in honor of the month-long celebration.

Cox will also highlight excellence in Black cinema all –year round via an aptly-titled category On DEMAND as well as through three different limited-time collections: Black Cinema (available now- February 28), Black Directors (available now- February 28) and the Tyler Perry Collection (available now through March 4).

Featured titles in the collections include:

The Black Directors Collection

  • The Paperboy
  • Sparkle
  • The Secret Life of Bees
  • Precious
  • The Best Man
  • Do the Right Thing
  • And more

The Black Cinema Collection

  • Won’t Back Down
  • Amistad
  • Pride
  • Ali
  • Roots: The Mini Series
  • Salute,
  • The Great Debaters
  • And more

 The Tyler Perry Collection

  • Alex Cross
  • Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection
  • Tyler Perry’s Daddy Little Girls
  • Tyler Perry’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman
  • Tyler Perry’s Meets the Browns
  • And more

For music lovers, Music Choice will present “The New Classic” and “Our Past Is Our Future,” two programs that celebrate influential African-American artists of the past (Diana Ross, James Brown) as well as the present (Beyonce, Babyface). For more information about Music Choice’s celebration of Black History Month, watch the video below.

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