Early Years, Early Influences
Years, Early Influences recounts the triumphs and tragedies of
Ralph Bunche's childhood during the first two decades of the 20th century.
The Johnson family's belief in justice, self-empowerment and race pride
forms the character of the boy who grows up to be one of the 20th century's
most influential statesman, a world-renown mediator, scholar, human
rights activist and the first person of color to win the Nobel Peace
Prize. Educators will welcome this segment about a young African American
who triumphs over racial and economic obstacles through the determined
pursuit of excellence and scholarship.