Amanpour and Company

Ibram Kendi and Keisha Blain on 400 Years of Black History

Clip: 02/06/2021 | 18m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

The new book "Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019" aims to be a “choral history” of the United States. It features essays from such prominent Black voices as Angela Davis and Nikole Hannah-Jones. The book was co-edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain, who speak with Michel Martin about what they hope to achieve with this project.

Aired: 02/06/21

Rating: NR

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