CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 12, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bruce Morton) Approach of black conservatives to welfare and government examined; scenes shown from mall in basement of a Washington, DC, high school where black kids learn about business and from tenant-run housing project. [Corner-Harris Mini Mall William JOHNSON, Center for Neighborhood Enterprise Robert WOODSON - comment.] New awareness of self-help and family values among middle class blacks now that President Bush has nominated Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court noted. [Education Department Michael WILLIAMS - comments.] [In 1965, MALCOLM X; in 1966, Stokely CARMICHAEL; in 1988, Jesse JACKSON - make speeches.] [WOODSON, Harvard University Glenn LOURY, traditional Democratic Representative John LEWIS - espouse their philosophies.] The black church and traditional values noted. [Yale Law School Stephen CARTER, LEWIS, WILLIAMS, LOURY - comment.] Summer class sponsored by Howard University to get ghetto high school students interested in architecture cited as an example of "empowerment."
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