What's Behind Apologies for Slavery?

E.R. Shipp — a journalism professor at Hofstra University's School of Communication — and New York assemblyman Keith Wright talk about how governments, universities and corporations that played a historic role in slavery are today setting concrete plans to make good on their slavery mea culpas.



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