PBS NewsHour

Understanding racism in the 21st century

Clip: 05/10/2016 | 9m 20s

At the Library of Congress’ annual Jefferson Lecture on Monday, documentarian Ken Burns highlighted the U.S.’s long history of institutionalized racism and its present-day ramifications. For more on the problems surrounding race in America, and some possible solutions, special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks to Rev. David Billings of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond.

Aired: 05/10/16

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …