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Decline Of African-Centered Schools Is A Loss For Detroit's Black Community

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African-centered learning focuses on the experiences and accomplishments of black people. In the late 1960s and early '70s, at least 60 African-centered schools existed in the United States. At one point, Detroit had more schools than anywhere in the country. But now, many of those schools have closed. Michigan Radio's Bryce Huffman (@BryceHuffman313) reports on what that loss means for some of the city's children.

This segment aired on April 2, 2019.

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