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Education: Black Inner City Children #137292

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Hollandale, Mississippi: John McKenzie) Decision by some black families to evacuate their children out of the inner city and send them to live with relatives in the South featured; scenes shown to illustrate the harrowing living conditions on Chicago's west side as compared to those in rural towns, like Hollandale, Mississippi. [Chicago mother Bobbie Jean PORTIS - explains why she sent her kids away.] [In Hollandale, kids Cedric and Anitra PORTIS - comment.] [Simmons Elementary School Robert WOODRUFF, school superintendent Harold SANDERS - talk about discipline and safety in the schools.] [Former city teens Shanna REED, Ned CURTIS - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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