|"The Color of Friendship"|
|ABC Afterschool Special episode|
|Episode no.||Season 10|
|Original air date||November 11, 1981|
The Color of Friendship is a 1981 film shown as part of the ABC Afterschool Special series. It is about the friendship between two 13-year-old boys, one black and one white, in a small town that has just started integrating its schools.
David Bellinger is a middle-class white teenager living in the fictitious city of Marston. Joel Garth is a poor black teenager from the infamous "center" of the city, a depressed, crime-ridden area. David's school is targeted for integration by busing students from "the center" to David's more affluent neighborhood.
Won Best Children's Special or Episode in a Series award in 1982.
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