The Enduring Myth of Black Criminality
Sep 10, 2015
In his upcoming October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. "There's a long history in this country of dealing with problems in the African American community through the criminal justice system," he says in this animated interview. "The enduring view of African Americans in this country is as a race of people who are prone to criminality." You can read the full story on September 15, 2015.
Authors: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jackie Lay
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Short, animated videos from The Atlantic.