Success and Struggle
• Ex-convict struggles to find success after prison
• Report: Black U.S. AIDS rates rival some African nations
• Commentary: Black Americans should be masters of our fate
• Michael Eric Dyson: Me and my brother and black America
• Black man vs. white felon: Who's more likely to get hired?
• Trauma doctor launches innovative program to save young black men
• iReporters: Being black can mean being a suspect
• Martin Luther King III: Being black in America
• Michael Eric Dyson: Two Brothers, Two Paths: Shades of Race
• CNN's Don Lemon opens up about his race
• Rev. Al Sharpton: After Dr. King, it’s still black and white
• T.J. Holmes: No, I don't play for the 49ers
• Bishop T.D. Jakes: My son doesn't want to get 'blacker'
• Carl Bernstein: Growing up segregated
• Loop Dreams: Rapper Kanye West battles the high school dropout rate
• Spoken word poet Jon Goode gives voice to black America
• Lou Gossett Jr.: Wasting energy on racism
• AC360.com: Why Soledad O'Brien, Barack Obama and others are black
• Behind the Scenes: Inside San Quentin's University Project
• 'What Black Men Think': Janks Morton's film explores stereotypes in America
• Jami Floyd: Black men we hear about and those we know
• Hip hop is positive influence on young man's education
• Against all odds: School offers hope, opportunity for young men
• New crop of black activists makes impact in blogosphere
• I AM: Marvin Perkins is best kept secret in Mormon church
• I AM: Maurice Ashley is first, only black International Grand Master Chess champ
• CNN HBCU Tour: Students share what it means to be black in America
• iReport.com: Morehouse student wins HBCU student contest
• Radio host Michael Baisden on black radio in America
• Time.com: How black radio found its voice
In the News
• Could an Obama presidency hurt black Americans?
• White valedictorian: A first for historically black Morehouse
• Analysis: Obama a symbol of progress, change
• Obama crosses historic milestone
• Commentary: Obama nomination gives 'goose bumps'
• Robert F. Kennedy's legacy to help integrate Ole Miss
• Rapper Nas won't use the n-word for title of his new album
• Black presidents nothing new to Hollywood
• HBCUs, business leaders help groom future entrepreneurs
About the Show
Through the personal stories of graduates of the 1968 class of Little Rock Central High School and their sons and grandsons, Soledad O'Brien explores the state of black men in America. O'Brien dispels the myths and examines the disparities between blacks and whites in education, career, economic achievement and the devastating rates of black male incarceration. Full credits
• Black family in white suburb
• A tale of two brothers
• Closing the education gap
• The Rand family's missing link
Tale of two brothers
'Black in America 2'
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