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Independent Lens | Philadelphia's Innovative Black History Requirement | PBS

Duration: 05:00
Program: Independent Lens #1315
Broadcast Date: Feb. 16, 2012

In 2005, the Philadelphia public school district became the first in the country to establish a mandatory African American history graduation requirement. Now, students spend an entire year looking at the African American experience.



Post Date: December 9, 2011