American High School

In this six-part series, BBC Three has unprecedented access to Orangeburg-Wilkinson, a majority African-American High School in South Carolina.

It follows a charismatic principal and his students over the course of one school year and through their eyes we witness life-changing moments.

With the odds are often stacked against them we follow the class of 2016 over this, their make-or-break year.

We experience their highs and their lows as they prepare for life after high school. We meet Ivy League hopefuls, male cheerleaders and young mothers on a tough journey into adulthood. This is school as you've never seen it before and a unique insight into how it really feels to be young and black in America today.

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Two Dollar Bills

Episode 1x02; Oct 25, 2016

In episode 2, we uncover a revelation about Rendull, captain of the basketball team. Handsome, charismatic and popular, he seems to have the world at his feet but a discovery about his personal life throws his plans for the future into disarray.Verno

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1x01: The Quest to be the BestOct 18, 2016
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