Black in America 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 4 CNN & Essence: Reclaiming the Dream

First Aired: July 19, 2008

Soledad O'Brien leads a discussion about issues of importance to black Americans, including the state of black families, and HIV-AIDS. Panelists include Ed Gordon, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Cornel West and Bennett College president Julianne Malveaux, plus Harvard economist Roland Fryer, actor-author Hill Harper, actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chicago Urban League president Cheryle Jackson and Jabali Sawicki, the principal of Excellence Charter School in Brooklyn.