Amanpour and Company

COVID-19 is Disproportionately Affecting Black Americans

Clip: 05/20/2020 | 3m 1s Video has closed captioning.

Racial inequality in the United States is older than the country itself, an issue that Nikole Hannah-Jones highlighted in her highly influential 1619 Project at the New York Times – named for the 400-year anniversary of the landing of the first slaves on America’s shores. Hannah-Jones was recently awarded a Pulitzer Prize for the lead essay she wrote for the project, and she joins the program.

Aired: 05/20/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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