Amanpour and Company

James McBride on Art, Social Justice and "Deacon King Kong"

Clip: 08/03/2020 | 18m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Award-winning author James McBride has built a career exploring American culture and identity through storytelling. His latest book "Deacon King Kong" looks at how communities pull together in the face of violence and trauma. He joins Michel Martin to discuss the work.

Aired: 08/03/20

Rating: NR

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