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Landmarks Of Slavery Abound … If You Know Where To Look 17

From slave-owning founding fathers to racist policies codified post-Reconstruction, America often leaves out key parts of its history in the retelling. Clint Smith, a staff writer at The Atlantic, joins host Krys Boyd to walk through four American institutions and discuss the role they’ve played in racial injustice to this day. His book is called “How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America.”