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The year's racial justice protests in historical context

Clip: 10/28/2020 | 5m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Philadelphia protests over the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. represent only the latest in a year of nationwide demonstrations against racism and police violence. The ongoing movement has captured attention and provided political fodder -- but it also reflects a long American history of organizing against injustice. Amna Nawaz talks to author Peniel Joseph of the University of Texas at Austin.

Aired: 10/28/20

Rating: NR

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