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Surviving the Odds; Conversation with Cornel West, A

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Surviving the Odds
Conversation with Cornel West, A
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Series Description

This special series of programs is designed to create awareness and increase understanding of the tremendous challenges young black men face in American society. A collaboration of eight public television stations and the American Program Service, the programs will examine some of the critical issues facing young African American men today, challenge damaging stereotypes and offer a look at some positive actions that encourage a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood. Series release date: 4/1994

Program Description

This program is an in-studio production by WNET, and presents a conversation with Cornel West, professor of religion and director of Afro-American Studies at Princeton University, and the author of several books, including "Race Matters."



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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Glover, Bob (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Surviving the Odds; Conversation with Cornel West, A,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_84889E771EB34B7B8DEF2629E2BCC682.
MLA: “Surviving the Odds; Conversation with Cornel West, A.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_84889E771EB34B7B8DEF2629E2BCC682>.
APA: Surviving the Odds; Conversation with Cornel West, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_84889E771EB34B7B8DEF2629E2BCC682
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