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TUNE-IN ALERT: 'Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories that Changed America”' airs on ABC tonight, Jan. 12

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture takes center stage on ABC Television on Thursday night in a prime time music special. The network will air “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories that Changed America” on ABC stations nationwide at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT. 

Filmed live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Grand Opening celebration of the Museum, the program features an all-star tribute of music, dance, and spoken word on the African American experience. Oprah Winfrey, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, and Tom Hanks are among the many artists who participated in the program, which includes a special salute to the Tuskegee Airmen. 

Join performers Shirley Caesar, Gladys Knight, Herbie Hancock, Mary Mary, Neyo and mor in celebrating African American music.

Our stories. Our songs. Catch Taking The Stage at 9|8c on your local ABC station.