PBS NewsHour

A Brief But Spectacular take on protecting 'Black genius'

Clip: 10/28/2021 | 3m 11s

Will Jackson founded Village of Wisdom, a nonprofit seeking to empower Black students and families in Durham, North Carolina. It advocates for more nurturing learning environments in their community. He says the knowledge Black students bring into classrooms is often unrecognized and even punished in some schools. He offers his Brief But Spectacular take on protecting what he calls "Black genius."

Aired: 10/28/21

Rating: NR

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