PBS NewsHour

Does Boston deserve its racist reputation?

Clip: 12/26/2017 | 8m 48s

Boston has had a reputation as one of the most racist cities in America. A new seven-part investigation by the Boston Globe Spotlight team sets out to answer whether it deserves that reputation. William Brangham talks to the Globe’s Akilah Johnson about racial disparities in the city's famed universities, hospitals and halls of power and how you measure racism.

Aired: 12/26/17

Rating: NR

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