Monday, July 20, 2009

Black in America 2 Parent and Teacher Discussion Guide

CNN's "Black in America 2" CNN continues its investigation of the most challenging issues facing African-Americans.

CNN's Soledad O'Brien journeys to South Africa and criss-crosses the U.S., reporting on groundbreaking solutions that are transforming the black experience in America.

O'Brien uncovers pioneers who are making a difference: people inspiring volunteerism, programs that are improving access to quality health care and education, and leaders working to address financial struggles and develop strong families.

CNN has online free Discussion Questions and Learning Activity to facilitate a conversation with your middle and high school-aged students.

Black in America 2: Part I - Today's Pioneers
Program overview: In "Today's Pioneers," O'Brien profiles community organizers across the country who are facilitating progress at a local level. These pioneers address health, education, and other critical needs of the black community.
Black in America 2: Today's Pioneers airs in HDTV on Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. EDT.
Click here to access Discussion Questions for Black in America 2: Today's Pioneers.

Black in America 2: Part II - Tomorrow's Leaders
Program overview: "Tomorrow's Leaders" focuses on people who are developing future African-American leaders. The importance of education, mentoring programs and diverse experiences are explored as black Americans strive for success in a competitive world. Black in America 2: Tomorrow's Leaders airs in HDTV on Thursday, July 23 at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. EDT.
Click here to access Discussion Questions for Black in America 2: Tomorrow's Leaders.
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