How Racism Is Built Into America’s Highways

Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show

01-08-2023 • 51 mins

President Biden's Infrastructure bill aims to address racism in America's highway design. In this episode, host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show writer Randall Otis and ACLU President Deborah Archer to discuss how the initial construction of  U.S. highways displaced and destroyed thriving  Black communities, the legacy of racist transportation policies, and how to repair and rebuild highways without inflicting additional harm on Black communities.

Originally air date: April 5, 2022

Watch the original segment: https://youtu.be/kvDjgFpROVM

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