Bryan Stevenson: 'Respectability Politics' Won't Protect Black Americans From Racism

‘All of that hard work and education didn’t shield me from that threat and violence.’ — Civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson is sharing his story to remind folks that impressive credentials don’t shield Black people from police violence.

Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson explains how Black people can’t control how they will be perceived. Here's why a Black person’s power doesn’t lie in their credentials; it lies in their very existence. Watch this interview with Bryan Stevenson and learn more about 'respectability politics.'

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