Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 24, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, Sept. 24, football players take a knee during the national anthem in solidarity of former colleague Colin Kaepernick, who was targeted by President Donald Trump for protesting police violence. Later, author Angie Thomas of New York Times bestselling book “The Hate U Give” tackles racial injustices black teeangers face. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 24, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, Sept. 24, football players take a knee during the national anthem in solidarity of former colleague Colin Kaepernick, who was targeted by President Donald Trump for protesting police violence. Later, author Angie Thomas of New York Times bestselling book “The Hate U Give” tackles racial injustices black teeangers face. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: September 24, 2017
    Length: 1495
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 24, 2017
  • Kaepernick has 'etched a place in history' with NFL protest
    President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem has ignited condemnation from three major sports. Trump also took aim at the NBA's Stephen Curry and NFL's Colin Kaepernick, who was the first to kneel during the anthem last year as a protest against police violence. Washington Post sports columnist Kevin Blackistone joins Megan Thompson.
    Original Air Date: September 24, 2017
    Length: 229
    Jacksonville Jaguars vs Baltimore Ravens - NFL International Series
  • In Mexico, earthquake survivors face extensive damage
    Mexico’s government said Sunday that 318 people died from last week's major earthquake, including 180 people in Mexico City, where dozens of buildings collapsed. Outside the city, residents of rural towns and villages are assessing massive damage to their homes and businesses. NewsHour Correspondent William Brangham spoke with residents of several communities about what comes next.
    Original Air Date: September 24, 2017
    Length: 201
  • Book tackles police violence against black teenagers
    The young adult novel "The Hate U Give" tells the story of a teenager whose childhood friend is shot and killed by a police officer. In the book, now nominated for a National Book Award and Kirkus Prize, author Angie Thomas addresses difficult topics including race relations, police violence and racial stereotypes. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Alison Stewart spoke with Thomas.
    Original Air Date: September 24, 2017
    Length: 550
    The Hate U Give
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