Writer Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah appeared on PBS Newshour to give her take on the importance of celebrating Black brilliance. "We deserve it," she says.
Ghansah has gained a following because of her brilliant essays on Black life and Black art. In 2014, she was nominated for a National Magazine Award for her profile of Dave Chappelle. She offers a perspective that refuses to flatten her subjects. "I'm more interested in the moments where they were uncompromising, and they were fearless...it tells us a little bit about how we can be fearless" she says.
Watch her full take below.