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
- February 26, 2021
The Biden administration is reviving the legal and moral case for slavery reparations.
- December 18, 2020
Driving the industry’s confrontations with racism and other forms of institutional discrimination are BIPOC and movement journalists, working in tandem with communities that have long been trivialized in the news.
- June 20, 2017Black activists held events in 40 cities on June 19, a day that celebrates the end of slavery.
- June 5, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- June 4, 2014The wealth gap between blacks and whites is a legacy of hundred of years of African-Americans being excluded from the American Dream.
- May 26, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...