POV

American Promise

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This film spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y.., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys' divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation at Manhattan's Dalton School, this documentary presents complicated truths about America's struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity.
 

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  • S30 Ep1: 4.1 Miles
  • Pink Boy
  • Marathon
  • StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out
  • My Gal, Rosemarie
  • StoryCorps Shorts: The Bookmobile
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Driven
  • StoryCorps Shorts: The Saint of Dry Creek
  • S28 Ep12: Hotel 22
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Clean Streets
  • StoryCorps: Traffic Stop
  • StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union
  • StoryCorps Shorts: 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon
  • StoryCorps Shorts: The Nature of War
  • StoryCorps Shorts: The Last Viewing
  • StoryCorps Shorts: A Good Man
  • Good Soil
  • S26 Ep14: Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Making It
  • StoryCorps Shorts: The Road Home
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Me and You


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