Journalist Seeks Solutions for Helping Black Children

Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts talks about his series, "What Works?" where he asks his readers to present him not with problems, but with solutions for improving the lives of black children in five specific areas: self-esteem, violence prevention, education, fatherlessness and poverty.

Guests:

Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer prize-wining columnist; author of Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood

Wilton Harris, case worker in the XY-Zone in Austin, Texas

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