Racism and the human spirit
air date: Nov 12, 2015
Wendell Pierce is an actor, producer and author, best known for playing Detective Bunk Moreland on HBO’s “The Wire.” A New Orleans native, he starred as Antoine Batiste in “Treme,” the HBO series about the city after Hurricane Katrina. Pierce is a three-time NAACP Image Award Nominee for best actor in a television drama and won the 2008 Image Award for best actor in a television movie. His memoir, “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken,” was published in 2015.