(CBS Local)- After the Final Four plays out on Saturday, CBS Sports will be airing a special block of programming highlighting the history and culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their impact on the sport on Sunday. The three-hour block of original programming features a pair of documentaries and a one-hour special hosted by Earl “The Pearl” Monroe.

The programming begins at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday with the documentary on Monroe and his impact at his alma mater Winston Salem State entitled Big House, The Pearl & The Triumph of Winston-Salem State. The documentary highlights the Philly native Monroe’s career for Winston-Salem State, which culminated in the program becoming the first HBCU in history to win a NCAA championship in any sport.

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Following that documentary will be another, directed by Michelle Major, which focuses on the pioneer and civil rights leader John McLendon. Called Soul of the Game: The John McLendon Story, the doc features interviews with Allan Houston, Steve Kerr and current college coaches LeVelle Moton, Mike Krzyzewski, John Calipari and others.

Finally, the one-hour special, hosted by Monroe, titled HBCUs: Elevating The Game will take the audience through the history of the universities both on the hardwood and off it. Just a few of the stories featured in the hour are hip-hop superstar and former Alabama State men’s basketball player 2 Chainz, women’s basketball legend Yolanda Laney and two-time NBA Champion Lindsey Hunter.

The day of programming is the beginning of the partnership between CBS Sports and HBCU All-Stars LLC which was announced earlier this year and includes the beginning of a new college basketball showcase featuring the best men’s HBCU basketball players each year in the host city of the Final Four.