Turning Brick City into Dream City: The First Citywide Dream Starter and the Launch
Can you imagine the possibility of turning Newark into Dream City? Dream Director Divine Bradley and Principal Gemar Mills of Malcolm X Shabazz High School are two dreamers who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. They’ve got a plan for transforming their school and community, and they’re already getting started.
Through the leadership of the Gemar and the football team, an at-risk Newark, N.J. high school beats the odds. NBC 4 New York’s Tracie Strahan has more in this episode of “Positively Black.”
“Saving Shabazz: The long-shot battle to transform a failing school” examines how a principal at an urban high school in New Jersey is using football-style coaching on the whole student body to improve grades.
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