Amanpour and Company

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Forgotten Black Heroes in US History

Clip: 02/19/2020 | 2m 44s Video has closed captioning.

The new documentary "Black Patriots" examines African American revolutionaries who fought in America’s War of Independence. From the initial sparks of revolution to the climactic Siege of Yorktown, the program tells the story of the revolution from the point of view of key African Americans active in the founding of the republic. Executive producer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins Christiane to discuss.

Aired: 02/19/20

Rating: NR

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