“The Black Pack: Excellence” is a June 19 celebration of black excellence with Taye Diggs, Ne-Yo and Eric Bellinger, and it airs Sunday, June 19 (2022-06-19) at 8 p.m. on The CW. It can be broadcast on fuboTV and DirecTV streamswhich each offer free trials.
The hour-long special will feature a mix of musical and dance performances, and will be packed with guest stars including Tank and Jordin Sparks. Major stars will pay tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. with a rendition of an all-new Juneteenth anthem.
Take a look at the teaser:
According to The CW, “The Black Pack” will explore “how to celebrate America’s newly recognized National Day while glorifying those that came before it.”
Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans on June 19, 1865, when General Order No. 3 was announced by Union Army General Gordon Granger. President Joe Biden made it an official federal holiday in June 2021, with the signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act.
Stick around after the ‘Black Pack’ special for another hour-long program, ‘Brandon Leake: A Family Affair,’ which follows the America’s Got Talent winner on his life in Stockton, Calif., and will feature featured eight original spoken word. poems. Viewers will also meet the people who inspired Brandon’s poetry: his mother, uncle, grandmother, younger brother, wife Anna and two young children, among others. This special airs at 9 p.m. ET.
Here is an overview:
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