Black in America

3 x 60 minutes / Produced for CNN
5 x 120 minutes / Produced for CNN

A collection of 8 documentaries including:
3 x 60
• Who Is Black In America: Soledad O’Brien explores interpretations of race and identity for African Americans.
• Promised Land/Silicon Valley: Follow the lives of eight strangers living together in a unique, technology-focused “accelerator” program developed to help African American digital entrepreneurs secure funding to establish their businesses.
• Great Expectations Gap: Explore solutions to the education achievement gap between black and white children.

5 x 120
• The Black Man: Soledad O’Brien explores the current state of black men in America through the personal stories of men, their sons, and their grandsons.
• Women and Family: A massive family reunion provides a window into how African American families deal with race.
• Today’s Pioneers: Soledad O’Brien reports on community organizers who are creating progress and improvements at the local level.
• Tomorrow’s Leaders: Soledad O’Brien focuses on programs aimed at developing the African American leaders of tomorrow.
• Almighty Debt: Explore how an institution central to African American communities for generations is helping its 7,000 parishioners survive the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.