Tavis Smiley Reports: Too Important to Fail
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 11/22/2011
TOO IMPORTANT TO FAIL takes a clear-eyed look at the challenges facing African American teenage boys as they navigate their way to adulthood. With the high school drop out rate among black boys approaching 50% this program examines the obstacles these boys confront and puts a very human face on the statistics. Taking his cameras to Philadelphia Oakland Chicago and Los Angeles Tavis Smiley talks with boys who are achieving against enormous odds and the adults who refuse to let them fail. An inspiring story of hope and accomplishment TOO IMPORTANT TO FAIL provides a roadmap for what can be done to provide all teens with the tools they need to succeed.
|Run Time:||60 minutes|