Basic Black After The Broadcast: African American Young Men and Education
After the broadcast the conversation turned to how to mobilize parents, educators, school systems, and the culture in a movement to eliminate the achievement gap for young black children, especially boys.
- Callie Crossley, Host, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley
- Kim McLarin, cultural commentator and Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of history,Tufts University
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
Join us at WGBH to continue the conversation and meet filmmaker Michele Stephenson on Tuesday February 25. For more info and tickets, visit our events page.
American Promise premieres on POV on February 3 at 10:00pm - check your local PBS listings. The companion book for the film, Promises Kept, is on bookshelves January 14.
(Photo: Joe Brewster with his sons Idris and Miles. Credit: Conrad Louis-Charles.)
American Promise is made possible by a grant from American Documentary | POV, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.