A great film worth checking out. Be sure to support it.
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THIS IS A FILM EVERY BLACK PARENT NEEDS TO SEE
(available on-line for FREE until March 5, 2014)
LBM, a regular commenter on my blog posted this response on a previous post – “Talking to Black Children About Racism/White Supremacy – Part 1”
“Recently went to a viewing of American Promise (PBS, Sundance), a film that followed two black boys from K-12 who attended an “elite” prep school in NYC. Had a very lively discussion with parent’s and “educators” who were debating the perceived opportunities VS the emotional price of putting the boys in an environment that provided absolutely no support of their culture or ethnic selves.
I told the group I considered it to be child abuse to put a black child in an environment in which he/she was the only – or one of very few – black children , especially…
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