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CESS Film Event

Mar 20, 2014
4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Waterman Bldg 338 (Memorial Lounge)

Film screening of "American Promise" that follows 2 middle class African-American boys over a period of 13 years (K-12). The film follows the boys - and their parents' hopes, dreams, challenges, setbacks and disappointments. Explores black male educational achievement gap and themes of assimilation, concepts of manhood, education equity, implicit bias, internalized racism, learning disabilities, multicultural education and socioeconomic class.

For more information, contact Leon Walls at x61277 or Kelly.Circe@uvm.edu.

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