Thursday, June 4, 2009

Black in America Part II

Soledad O'Brien is back again with a CNN Special: Black in America Part II

PREMIERES JULY 22 & 23 8PM ETThis July, CNN continues its investigation of the most challenging issues facing African-Americans with "Black in America 2." Soledad O'Brien reports on people who are using ground-breaking solutions to transform the black experience.

Tackeling Education in Black America
Former Secretary of State and Retired Gen. Colin Powell says keeping American kids in high school is the most important fight of his life. He says the drop-out rate in this country is a “catastrophe.” The problem is worse among minority students; nearly 50 percent do not complete high school on time.

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Why aren’t our black kids staying in school?

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