America ReFramed

Sapelo | Growing Up Black

Clip: Season 10 Episode 3 | 1m 6s

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Eleven-year-old JerMarkest and 10-year old Johnathan are brothers growing up on Sapelo. Home to the Saltwater Geechee people, the island, and their adoptive parents, are giving the brothers a chance to live, learn and play in a safe space.

Aired: 04/07/22 | Rating: TV-PG

Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, Acton Family Giving, Park Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Reva & David Logan Foundation.

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