We still judge people not on the content of their character but on the color of their skin, and we have to change that. ‘Birther,’ ‘Muslim’ — these are now code words that we used to use the N-word for. But it’s just a simple replacement of the age-old fear of the other.

Ken Burns

The documentary filmmaker was on “Viewpoint” last night talking about race in America. He says we are definitely not in any kind of post-racial society; a topic he covers extensively in his new documentary “The Central Park Five,” about a group of Black and Latino teenagers who were wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a jogger in 1989. Watch the full interview here.

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