Complete Schedule For NESN’s 2022 Black History Month Programming

Be sure to watch NESN on Wednesdays in February

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February 1, 2022

Throughout the month of February, NESN and Berkshire Bank are proud to celebrate Black History Month ? honoring the many accomplishments and achievements of African Americans in New England sports. To see all the great stories celebrated on NESN, visit NESN.com/BlackHistoryMonth 

NESN will bring Black history to the foreground in February, particularly on Wednesday nights.

In celebration of Black History Month, NESN will air long-form content, which highlights some rich contributions the Black community has made to in sports and beyond. The midweek slate will kick off at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 2, when NESN airs “Willie,” a documentary film that details the life and legacy of Boston Bruins legend Willie O’Ree.

At 9 p.m. the following Wednesday, Feb. 9, NESN will debut our brand-new show highlighting the journey and history of iconic musician trio, Bell Biv DeVoe, titled “Bell Biv DeVoe at Fenway.”

Wednesday Feb. 16 will feature a double-header. First at 9 p.m., NESN will debut a “My Story” episode, in which Connecticut Sun superstar and 2021 WNBA MVP Jonquel Jones details her basketball journey. Afterward at 9:30 p.m., NESN will re-air a “My Story” episode, in which Boston native and former Celtics point guard Dana Barros shares his story, in his own words.

Lastly, NESN will air a 30-minute special compilation of features about the Negro Leagues, “Celebrating the Negro Leagues,” at 9 p.m. on Feb. 23.

Furthermore, NESN will air 28 vignettes honoring the many accomplishments and achievements of African-Americans in New England sports. Stories include: O’ Ree, Earl Wilson, Muhammed Ali vs. Sonny Liston, and Mo Vaughn to name a few. They also all are hosted at NESN.com/BlackHistoryMonth.

See the full schedule of NESN’s Black History Month long-form content below (all times ET).

Wed., Feb. 2
9 p.m. — “Willie”

Wed. Feb. 9
9 p.m. — “Bell Biv DeVoe at Fenway.”

Wed. Feb. 16
9 p.m. — “My Story: Jonquel Jones”
9:30 p.m. — “My Story: Dana Barros”

Wed. Feb. 23
9 p.m. — “Celebrating the Negro Leagues”

Check the NESN/NESN+ TV schedule for the latest broadcast information. For real-time updates on the NESN and NESN+ programming schedule, follow @NESN on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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