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March 29, 2006

UMBC Student Featured on PBS Newshour Tonight

UMBC student Joe Jones, founder of the Center for Fathers, Family and Workforce Development, will appear on "The Newshour with Jim Lehrer" tonight, March 29, 2006.

"Newshour" airs locally at 6 p.m. on Maryland Public Television (Channel 22) and WETA in Washington (Channel 26). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/newshour.

3/30/06 Update:

Jones is one of several commentators offering analysis following reporter Ray Suarez' "Losing Ground" feature on "the plight of black men, who have not kept up with the income, health, education, civil justice and civic engagement of other groups."

To hear the report (and Jones' comments), visit http://audio.pbs.org:8080/ramgen/newshour/expansion/2006/03/29/20060329_black28.rm?altplay=20060329_%20black28.rm.

Posted by fritz at March 29, 2006 5:45 PM