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Surviving the Odds

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Surviving the Odds
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



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Glover, Bob (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Surviving the Odds,” GBH Archives, accessed January 17, 2022,
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APA: Surviving the Odds. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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