The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Peabody Conversations: Atlanta


Text by Margaret Blanchard, Video by Stephen An - 2/22/2019


“Being black is the best thing to have because we can really find a way to make humor out of everything that has really tried to hold us down,” Brian Tyree Henry says in this Peabody Conversation with fellow actor Zazie Beetz of “Atlanta.” The 2016 Peabody Award winner explores the nuanced experiences of young black men and women in America while ushering in a new chapter in black history.