Activist Brittany Packnett

President Obama described Brittany Packnett as a voice to “make a difference for years to come,” and she has campaigned for police reform, was part of the Black Lives Matter movement, and established Teach For America’s first civil rights agenda. Alicia Menendez spoke with her in New York.


Rim Al-Bezem
Jeff Goldblum
Mike Birbiglia

About the Program

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched the new one-hour late-night public affairs series Amanpour and Company on Monday, September 10 on PBS (check local listings).
The new series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports.  Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City.