Director/ Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roger Ross Williams, Alisa Payne, and more discuss adapting the book #BetweenTheWorldAndMe for the stage and the screen.
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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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Between the World And Me (2020): From Book to Stage to Screen (Promo) | HBO