PBS NewsHour

What 2020 Democrats think about reparations

Clip: 04/12/2019 | 7m 57s Video has closed captioning.

As Democrats gear up for a competitive 2020 presidential campaign, the potentially divisive and fraught issue of reparations for slavery has surfaced as a prominent issue. How has this topic, which hasn’t always been part of the national political conversation, attracted so much attention recently, and how do current presidential candidates feel about addressing it? Yamiche Alcindor reports.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

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