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By Melissa Williams
Jeffrey Brown visits Columbia University to talk to professor and author John McWhorter, whose new book, "Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America," pushes back on ideas that have gained popularity in recent years amid the ongoing…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
“We know for a fact that this was about race. We know for a fact that the reason that the men chased after Mr. Arbery was because of his race."…
By Kenichi Serino, Yasmeen Alamiri
2021 has seen Black women reach new heights in the halls of U.S. Government — from Kamala Harris as vice president, to a record-setting number of Black women in Congress and in mayor's offices. While many celebrate the increase in…
By Amna Nawaz, Candice Norwood, Matt Loffman
It’s been nearly a year since Black-owned bookstores were inundated with requests for anti-racist literature. While owners appreciate the attention it brought to their businesses, they say more is needed to sustain their bottom line long-term.
By Courtney Vinopal
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Leah Nagy
As the nation watches the trial of Derek Chauvin, we return to the debate that George Floyd's death ignited. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault spoke with current and former law enforcement officers about "defunding the police," and what reforms they believe…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson
Even amid the pandemic, some art exhibitions are opening to the public. "Grief and Grievance" at New York's "New Museum," a timely examination of race and racism, is one of them. Black artists explore the aspects of loss in the…
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo
Last week's riot on Capitol Hill was filled with hate symbols: nooses, confederate flags, violent graffiti symbols. Ivette Feliciano spoke with civil rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, about the racial implications of the riot,…
By PBS NewsHour
NewsHour Weekend producer Zachary Green speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about his most illuminating work in 2020: covering race, equity, and the Black Lives Matter movement in small-town America, and on figuring out the best way to cover -- and fact-check…
In the 60 years since “To Kill a Mockingbird,” one of the most widely read books in middle school, was published, the lens through which it frames race and its Black characters has come under scrutiny. NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari…
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