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America Close Up ( Detroit, Michigan / Afrocentric Schools) #587453

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 09, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Institution for Independent Education statistics on the number of Afro-centric schools cited.

(Detroit: Mike Boettcher) Detroit's Mae C. Jemison Academy and Marcus Garvey Academy Afro-centric schools featured; details given; scenes shown. [STUDENT - says nobody can make me feel like a nobody.] [Mae C. Jemison Academy principal Schylbea HOPKINS, teacher Wendy SHIRLEY - talk about school's role in promoting self-esteem.] [STUDENT - tells who Jemison was.] [Parents Patsy JOHNSON, Robert SCOTT; teacher Mr. McCALL, STUDENT - comment on the schools.] [Marcus Garvey Academy principal Harvey HAMBRICK - says we're doing it for us.] [Three STUDENTS - tell what they want to be when they grow up.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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