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Inside Sunday (Martin Luther King: Dream of Equality) #323666

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 15, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) A look at the state of Martin Luther King's dream of equality featured; details given of system involving parents in schools, scenes shown from school in New Haven, Georgia. [Parent Ewell WHATLEY - explains helping in class.] [Yale Univ. spokesperson Dr. James COMER - explains his plan that has been put into effect in New Haven.] [Principal Dietra WELLS - says elementary school is the foundation] Tenets of Comer plan in this school detailed. [COMER - talks about these kids.] [Inner city parent Linda GRAY - talks about negative things surrounding these kids.] Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Jacqueline Adams) Black-on-black crime featured; details given, scenes shown. [In New Orleans, high school student Yaaman ROBINSON - describes killing of classmate.] Black murder rate statistics quoted; reasons for blacks' being prone to violence noted. [Tulane Univ. sociologist Dwayne SMITH - says young blacks see no future for them in our society.] Impact of crack cocaine noted. [Econ. Walter WILLIAMS - discusses drug situation and poor people.] Robinson noted taking part in program linking young blacks and urban busmen.; scenes shown of Robinson working with dentist Dr. Mitchell Pierce. [Urban League spokesperson Charles BRICKLEY - comments on blacks' future.] [PIERCE, ROBINSON - talk about situation.]

(Studio: Susan Spencer) Preview of next Inside Sunday segment given.

Adams, Jacqueline;
Spencer, Susan

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