In this special final episode of HBO’s Between The World And Me Podcast, we hear from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, director Kamilah Forbes, producer, Alisa Payne, scholar Dr. Salamishah Tillet, as well as conversations with the communities from The Apollo Theater (Deirdre Hollman, Rich Blint, Abimbola Kai Lewis, Kai Green), The Kennedy Center (Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Alicia Garza, Tony Lewis, Jason Wallace), and the Schwarzman Center at Yale University and Howard University (Daphne Brooks, Natalie Hopkinson, Jason Moran) to unpack HBO’s Between The World And Me, its literary legacy, and its impact today. Hosted by Susan Kelechi Watson. #HBO #BetweenTheWorldAndMe
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First published in 2015, Between the World and Me was written as a letter to Coates’ teenage son, and recounts the author’s experiences growing up in Baltimore’s inner city and his growing fear of daily violence against the Black community. The narrative explores Coates’ bold notion that American society structurally supports white supremacy. It will include appearances by: Mahershala Ali, Angela Bassett, Jharrel Jerome, Joe Morton, Phylicia Rashad, MJ Rodriguez, Yara Shahidi, Black Thought, Courtney B. Vance, Susan Kelechi Watson, Oprah Winfrey and many more.
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