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Colette Blount

Colette BountSeason 1 – Episode 23
ABC16 Broadcast on Sunday, July 10, 2016
WVPT-PBS Broadcast on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Colette Blount is a 20-year veteran educator in public schools in Central Virginia— as well as having served for eight years on the Charlottesville School Board. She joins host Coy Barefoot for a frank and candid conversation about how institutional racism continues to short-circuit the opportunities for poor children and children of color. On the front lines in America’s schools: what works and what doesn’t, that’s the topic of this week’s Coy Barefoot Program.



CoyBarefootShowThe Center for Media and Citizenship, in cooperation with Gray Television’s Newsplex of Charlottesville, proudly produces The Coy Barefoot Program. The show is broadcast each Sunday morning at 10am on ABC16 in Charlottesville and on Thursday evenings at 9pm on WVPT-PBS.  Hosted by award-winning journalist and best-selling author Coy Barefoot, the program offers exclusive, extended conversations exploring the news, issues and ideas in Charlottesville and beyond. The show’s Executive Producers are Coy Barefoot and Siva Vaidhyanathan. You can watch the Sunday morning premiere each week live online at this link.