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USA TODAY

James Corden and Reggie Watts, the bandleader on the comedian’s late-night show, are opening up about race.

In an emotional segment of “The Late Late Show With James Corden” Monday, Corden and Watts discussed racism in the U.S., with the musician breaking down in tears as he recalled his experiences growing up black in the Midwest.

The segment opened with Corden discussing George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis who died in the custody of police. Former officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death.

“I’ve been struggling all weekend wondering what to say…