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American Promise: Continuing the Discussion

Last week PBA and American Graduate screened a POV's recent documentary American Promise, a film about the education of two African-American boys that spanned 13 years. After the screening speaking Dan A. Sims, the principal of Tri Cities High School in Fulton County, GA, lead a discussion dealing with "Responding to the Educational Challenges for our Sons".

American Promise can be found on POV's video channel here.

You can watch the entire conversation as well as find links to continue the conversation below.

More resources to continue the documentary's conversation

PBA and American Graduate Presents a Screening of American Promise

Tomorrow, February 20th PBA and American Graduate will be screening a special showing of POV's documentary American Promise. American Promise spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through Dalton, one of the most prestigious private schools in the country.

The Graduates/Los Graduados

Thank you for joining us for the screenings of The Graduates/Los Graduados.

If you missed the screenings, you still have a chance to see the programs on PBS.org.  Here are the links to the two parts of the documentaries:

Watch Now: The Graduates/Los Graduados - Boy Hour

Watch Now: The Graduates/Los Graduados - Girls Hour

Also, watch these additional 5 short films:

Can't Hold Me Back, I Really Want to Make It, Immigrant High, Baby Mama High, and Skipping Up