Slavery is our nation’s original sin; the treatment of people of color a blot on the history of a country “conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." Here, a variety of Moyers conversations with Michelle Alexander, Bryan Stevenson, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Maya Angelou, David Simon, and others offer a useful primer on the history of racism in the United States and its continuing impact.
- April 1, 2021
- April 21, 2016South Africa used truth and reconciliation to address its racist history. Now these organizers think it's time for the United States to do the same.
- November 25, 2014It’s not just Ferguson — here’s how the system protects police.
- March 6, 2014"Not even close," says social justice advocate Angela Glover Blackwell.
- February 27, 2009 | Bill Moyers JournalVeteran political commentator, linguist and author John McWhorter weighs in on race in America.