Extras

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American Promise - Trailer

Two African-American boys attend a prestigious private school in New York City.

American Promise - Trailer

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Rethinking Achievement

Seun and Idris attempt to embody different understandings of success.

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Rethinking Achievement

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Assimilation 2

Faculty discuss why Seun faced difficulty at Dalton Academy and Seun starts a new school.

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Assimilation 2

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: The Education System 2

A collection of clips showing Idris's and Seun's experiences at Dalton Academy.

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: The Education System 2

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Teaching Fatherhood

Delvyn Crawford teaches men how to be responsible fathers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Teaching Fatherhood

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A High School Behind Bars

Captain Kevin Paulson oversees the nation's first high school inside a Jail.

A High School Behind Bars

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Assimilation 1

Idris and Seun talk about how they see themselves at school and outside of school

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Assimilation 1

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Identities 2

Idris talks about going to Bar and Bat Mitzvahs of his peers at Dalton

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Identities 2

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American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Identities 1

Idris and Seun's parents discuss why they chose to send their sons to Dalton Academy.

American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Identities 1

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American Promise: Filmmaker Interview

Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster discuss the making of American Promise.

American Promise: Filmmaker Interview

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The Jazz Ticket

Vince Womack has built a high school jazz powerhouse in one of L.A.'s toughest districts.

The Jazz Ticket

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American Promise: Behind Every Promise

A behind-the-scenes look at the award-winning documentary American Promise.

American Promise: Behind Every Promise

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American Promise: Idris Code Switches

Idris thinks about how he fits in with his basketball team and how he fits in at Dalton.

American Promise: Idris Code Switches