Amanpour and Company

Rise of the Black Quarterback: What It Means for America

Clip: 08/30/2022 | 18m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Diversity in leadership remains a problem for football in America: a significant majority of coaches, owners and quarterbacks are white. NFL writer and columnist Jason Reid explores the history of racism in the game in his latest book. The author joins Michel Martin to elaborate on breaking these barriers.

Aired: 08/30/22

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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