Premiere Date:Friday, April 21, 2006
Many issues confront the residents of Alabama’s Black Belt region, among the more economically depressed areas of the state. Today a host of efforts are being made to examine the region’s problems and consider possible solutions to a variety of needs—economic, educational, and social. In this program, viewers visit a sampling of the projects and initiatives under-way to assist the Black Belt. Project representatives, including government officials, university leaders, and local participants, discuss their hopes for the region.