[Male role models for African American youth]
Original Airdate: 12/13/1990
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on efforts to provide positive male role models for young African American boys through the Paul Robeson Institute for Positive Self-Development. Jones notes that third and fourth grade boys attend the Institute every Saturday; he adds that 25 men from diverse backgrounds assist the boys in developing their understanding of math, science and history. Jones interviews Keith Motley (Paul Robeson Institute) about the program. Motley says that programs like this one can help to end the violence on the streets. Jones' report includes footage of students and teachers at the Paul Robeson Institute. Jones interviews two African American boys who attend the Institute. One boy talks about what he has learned at the Institute. Jones' report includes footage from interviews with Pamela Brodie (teacher, Holland Community School) and Delores Wilson (teacher, Holland Community School). Both teachers praise the program. Brodie talks about the need for positive male role models. Jones' report includes footage of Brodie and her students in class. This tape includes additional footage of Brodie and her students in class at the Holland School.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American students
African Americans - Role models
School buildings and classrooms
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Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Paul Robeson Institute
Type : Genre
News - Television
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