Reckoning with America’s Racist Past

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South Carolina lawmakers voted by overwhelming majority to take down the Confederate Flag. But removing the flag doesn’t erase South Carolina’s past as a center of the slave-owning south. Neither the southern states nor the federal government have officially come to terms with slavery and how it built this nation. How is this past whitewashed today?

Credits

Guest:
Isabel Wilkerson - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author - @Isabelwilkerson

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath