What to Watch Tuesday: ‘Soul of a Nation’ looks at the Black experience in America

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Brooke Cain
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OWN Spotlight: (In)Visible Portraits (9 p.m., OWN) - Director Oge Egbuonu celebrates the heritage and history of Black women in America.

Soul of a Nation (10 p.m., ABC) - Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) hosts this new six-episode series that offers a look at racial reckoning in present-day America, tackling issues ranging from policing to reparations and segments highlighting the arts and entertainment. The series will feature interviews with actor Danny Glover, Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn, a spoken word performance by Common and music from John Legend — and much, much more. ABC is billing the series as “a show by Black people, for all people, about the Black experience.”

New Amsterdam (10 p.m., NBC) - In the Season 3 premiere, New Amsterdam is still reeling from the pandemic when a plane crash lands in the East River. When investigators come to interrogate the crew, Iggy fights the clock to help the pilot uncover the truth about what happened.

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