As part of its African American Men and Boys Initiative, The Heinz Endowments supported production of the WQED Multimedia documentary series, "Portrayal & Perception: African American Men & Boys," which looked at individuals and organizations in the Pittsburgh region that are challenging common images of black men.
A Conversation on the Next Generation
Host Chris Moore and a group of local experts gather for a conversation about the current issues facing African American males from a societal and legal perspective.
The Next Generation
Though statistics and attitudes may show a slight narrowing of America’s racial divide, the highly-charged racial incidents in Missouri, New York and South Carolina tell another story. In the culmination of this three-year initiative, WQED talked not only with community and law enforcement leaders, but with the generation of young men whose lives are most affected – examining accomplishments and objectives that remain.