America’s long legacy of racial oppression is not a history to be proud of, but it’s one that Bryan Stevenson insists needs to be acknowledged and preserved.

A civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, Stevenson is founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit human rights

Source:: The Lowdown

Bryan Stevenson: On the Importance of Teaching America’s Long History of Racial Injustice 9 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email:; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor