American Creed

Deidre Prevett: “We Need to Know Each Other’s History”

Clip | 2m 9s Video has closed captioning.

Elementary school principal Deidre Prevett, from Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is descended from a long line of teachers. In struggling East Tulsa, OK, she’s made it her mission to help transient families of many different ethnic and national backgrounds find a pathway to real freedom. “To live up to America’s promise,” she warns, “we need to care about everyone’s children, not just our own.”

Aired: 02/27/18

Rating: TV-PG

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