Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access higher-quality streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy

Closed Captioning Settings


Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%
  • Save Settings
  • Reset


Actor Blair Underwood

  • Aired: 03/10/2011
  • 12:55
  • Rating: NR
Actor-producer-author Blair Underwood, who co-stars in TV's The Event and the film I Will Follow, shares what it's like to play a Black president and explains why Black artists need to create their own film projects.
Embed Options
Close ×
Actor Blair Underwood
Actor Blair Underwood
Actor Blair Underwood shares what it's like to play a Black president.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now

Sponsored Links