Amanpour and Company

Wendell Pierce on His Role in "Between the World and Me"

Clip: 11/30/2020 | 2m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 book "Between the World and Me" has become a modern classic, addressing essential questions of racial justice and identity in today’s America. Now it has been transformed into a star-studded adaptation for HBO. Actor Wendell Pierce joins the show to explain why he felt compelled to be a part of this unique project.

Aired: 11/30/20

Rating: NR

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