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More new original series from Own... this time a 6-episode series that follows the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School. All the details via press release from Own... watch a preview of the series after: New Original Docu-series "Blackboard Wars" Premieres Saturday, March 2 On Own: Oprah Winfrey Network Los Angeles - Own: Oprah Winfrey Network's new original docu-series "Blackboard Wars," depicting the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School, premieres Saturday, March 2 at 9 p.m. Et/Pt with six weekly one-hour episodes. "Blackboard Wars" centers on a high school tarnished by failing academic performance and stigmatized by a culture of violence. Granted unprecedented access, cameras go behind the scenes to follow education maverick Steve Barr and no-nonsense principal Dr. Marvin Thompson as they embark together on an unpredictable mission to reinvent and revive the...


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