To Educate Black Boys, It’s Important to Believe in Them, Not Break Them
August 10, 2013 1 Comment
Originally posted on Black America Web:
ORLANDO, Fla – Raising black boys to be successful in a society dominated by forces that are bent on breaking them instead of nurturing them can be tough.
And not just for those black boys born to poor single mothers.
Filmmakers Michele Stephenson and her husband, Joe Brewster – two successful, Ivy League-educated parents – documented their own struggle in ensuring the academic success of their son, Idris, through Manhattan’s prestigious Dalton School in their documentary film, “American Promise.”