In the late ‘90s, a group of teens from rival neighborhoods on Chicago’s West Side formed an unlikely bond. They became the first all-Black high school rowing team. Now, a documentary about this band of brothers is set to hit theaters later this month. It’s based on the memoir “A Most Beautiful Thing” by rower, now motivational speaker Arshay Cooper. Soledad O’Brien spoke with Arshay, director Mary Mazzio and executive producer Grant Hill.

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