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When the New York Times and NPR etc. tell us we have not really discussed slavery in America before today, lots of people know that is a lie.

And they point to Alex Haley’s book and mini-series, Roots.

But there is a lot to Roots that reverberates today. But too many people forget how much work was done to expose that incredibly influential book and movie as one big fat LIE.

So let’s remember that.

And let’s remember how on the streets of Philadelphia, black on white hate and hostility is just an every day thing.

All this and more in this new podcast from Colin Flaherty.