CNN Launches Black in America with Children

In an effort to assist parents in watching CNN Presents: Black in America with their children, CNN Student News, CNN’s cost-and-commercial-free educational program for middle and high schools, is offering an online guide to accompany the remaining documentaries in CNN Worldwide’s sweeping on-air and digital initiative. Black in America: The Black Woman & Family, airs Wednesday, July 23, at 9 p.m., and Black in America: The Black Man, airs Thursday, July 24, at 9 p.m. (ET).

The parent companion guide is designed to inspire thoughtful discussion between parents and children about the successes and struggles in the black community. The CNN Student News parenting guide consists of several activities, including recommended pre-viewing and post-viewing discussion questions, to spur constructive dialogue on the topics covered in The Black Woman & Family and The Black Man.

Black in America, reported by anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien examines often under-reported stories of the African-American experience, including fresh analysis from new voices about the real lives behind the stereotypes and statistics that frequently frame the national dialogue about Black America.

CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; wireless devices around the world; CNN Digital Network, the No. 1 network of news Web sites in the United States; CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service; and strategic international partnerships within both television and the digital media.

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