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The Boys of Baraka

  • Release Date: Nov 30, 2005
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady


Baltimore, MD, is a city where crime, drugs, and juvenile delinquency have crippled the African-American community, and it has been estimated that as many as 75 percent of African-American males in Baltimore drop out of high school each year. With this in mind, in the '90s a program was created to help at-risk students from Baltimore with academic promise achieve their potential -- 20 young men each year were sent to the Baraka School, a special institution in Kenya. There, students experience a simpler...more

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