Moyers & Company

Facing the Truth: The Case for Reparations

Season 3 Episode 20 | 24m 43s

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor at The Atlantic, speaks with Bill about his new cover story for the magazine, “The Case for Reparations." In it, Coates argues that we have to dig deeper into our past and the original sin of slavery, confronting the institutional racism that continues in our society. Coates says we need to examine our motives more intently and reconcile the moral debt and economi

Aired: 05/21/14

Rating: NR

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