How America’s History of Racism Informs the Current Moment | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company

Jun 1, 2020

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones explains that racism is in America’s DNA, starting with the original sin of slavery over 400 years ago. She spearheaded the New York Times’ groundbreaking 1619 Project last year, which re-framed American history from the moment the first enslaved Africans were shipped over. She joins the program to reflect on that history and how it informs our present moment. Originally aired on June 1, 2020.

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