PBS NewsHour

Healing Portland's racial divide through theater

Clip: 08/19/2019 | 7m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for how communities can bridge the divide over other culturally fraught issues. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.

Aired: 08/19/19

Rating: NR

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