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Author Isabel Wilkerson on America's Unspoken Caste System

Clip: 02/22/2023 | 18m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

According to award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson, the death of Tyre Nichols is just the latest tragedy to shine a light on America's long-standing but unspoken social hierarchy. In her recent Time Magazine cover story Wilkerson states, “From Jan. 6 to Tyre Nichols, American life is still defined by caste." She tells Michel how the system continues to infringe on the rights of the marginalized.

Aired: 02/22/23

Rating: NR

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