PBS NewsHour

Ta-Nehisi Coates on history’s burden for African-Americans

Clip: 07/23/2015 | 7m 5s

In his new book, “Between the World and Me,” Atlantic magazine columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates writes about the looming violence that African-Americans endure every day, in the form of a letter to his 14-year-old son. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Coates about the legacy of racism and white supremacy in America.

Aired: 07/23/15

Rating: NR

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