Amanpour and Company

Jelani Cobb on Police Reform and Racial Justice

Clip: 09/14/2020 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

After the killing of George Floyd and the global outcry that followed, Jelani Cobb – one of the nation’s foremost journalists on race and politics – felt compelled to revisit his 2016 documentary, "Policing the Police." Set in Newark, New Jersey, the film focuses on the city's efforts to reform its police force. Now, four years later, Cobb reflects on what has changed – and what hasn’t.

Aired: 09/14/20

Rating: NR

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