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‘The New Black’

The PBS documentary series “Independent Lens” airs Yoruba Richen’s 2013 film that examines the reaction of the black community to the debate over legalizing gay marriage. 9 p.m. Friday, June 20, on KCTS (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff

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Also on Friday

“MLB Baseball,” 5 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals (Live).

“Captain Blood” (1935), 6:30 p.m. (TCM): A British doctor sold into slavery becomes a dashing Caribbean pirate and fights a duel with a French pirate to win a woman.

“Monumental Mysteries,” 9 p.m. (Travel): A sculpture of a suspicious saint; a fanciful fortress; spectacular caverns with bats.

“Cold Justice,” 9 p.m. (TNT): Investigators try to determine how a woman who was stranded in a hotel parking lot met her death.

“Treehouse Masters,” 10 p.m. (Animal Planet): Pete builds a Scottish-inspired treetop cottage that connects via skybridge to the clients’ home, Scottish gardeners in Tulsa, Okla.

“Crossbones,” 10:01 p.m. (NBC): Blackbeard and Lowe must rescue captured Kate before she reveals the island’s location to William Jagger; Lowe learns Blackbeard has an ulterior motive for keeping him around.

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