Coates: ‘We made that decision’ to have mass incarceration

Aired: 10/14/2015 | 0:07:34 | Clip
Ta-Nehisi Coates, newly named MacArthur fellow who has been shortlisted for the National Book Award, speaks to Gwen Ifill about his writings on the “gray waste” of mass incarceration and racial inequality, and why he makes the case for reparations for Black Americans.