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Making a Difference (Children’s Literacy) #924172

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Springfield, Missouri: Rehema Ellis) Childhood education specialist Dr. Sabrina Brinson††’s programs, Boys Booked on Barbershops and Girls Booked on Beautyshops, that place books aimed at African American children in barbershops and beauty salons, featured; details given of the role of Mocha Moms, Inc., an organization for stay-at-home mothers of color, in setting up reading nooks. [BRINSON – talks about illiteracy and alliteracy.] [Mocha Moms, Inc. president Dee-Dee JACKSON†- says it’s something we and everybody can do.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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