Wilson/Slocom/Edwards (February 19, 1990)
Duration: 00:27:42

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Themes: Education and Families | Poverty, Progress, and the Rise of African-American Businesses and Professionals |

Guests: Blenda Wilson, Harriet Slocom, Walter Edwards, Dudley Randall
Host : Trudy Gallant
Producer : James Jackson

Summary: This show is about the decrease in blacks in higher education.
Guests include Dr. Harriet Slocom, the director of the urban teachers program at Wayne County Community College; Dr. Walter Edwards, assistant dean of the graduate school at Wayne State University; and Blenda Wilson, the chancellor of University of Michigan, Dearborn. There is also a short reading by Dudley Randall, a Detroit poet laureate, from his poem "Booker T. and W.E.B." that is interrupted by various performers reciting the poem.