Fresh Air: Just Mercy Attorney Asks US to Reckon With Its Racist Past And Present (NPR)
Terry Gross interviews lawyer and Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson. His memoir was recently adapted into the film Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan (which you can now stream for free). The two discuss bias in juries and racial bias throughout the criminal justice system, as well as America's refusal to grapple with its history of enslavement. Listen here.