The Wilmington riots of 1898, essentially a coup that overthrew a legitimate government and burned the properties of African Americans, without offering them redress or compensation, still has relevance today. UNC-TV's Black Issues Forum explored the legacy of 1898, the prospects of reparations, and includes excerpts from the state convention of the NAACP meeting in Wilmington. "We're here because you can't get your present right if you don't properly deal with your past," observed the Rev. Dr. William Barber II. Watch it now.