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Rebop; Speak to Me / Language To Share

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Speak to Me / Language To Share
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Series Description

Hosted by LeVar Burton - three eight minute films per half hour program. Each film about a kid from different parts of the country, ethnic groups, interests. Second season had two films per half hour. Aimed for audience ages 9-13. Featured the languages, families and achievements of minority kids across the country. Series release date: 9/1976

Program Description

Cheryl and friends. Four girls who learn to understand each other and their culture through their multi-ethnic school setting, the Rafael Heranandez School. The girls are Black, Latina, and White, and Cheryl bridges the gap for them. Times are spent visiting each other and in school sharing each other’s cultures.

Luisa and Timmy. Luisa is in the Language To Share program. Twice a week she and her classmates travel from the center of Lawrence to the suburbs and teach Spanish and Latino culture to second graders. The youngsters, mostly White, learn fast and quickly develop friendships with their Latino teachers.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
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