Dylan Roof, Charlottesville, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and on and on and on. After so many of these incidents, good-intentioned and well-meaning people like to say “this isn’t the America I know!” “This isn’t us!” “We’re better than this!”
Have you actually looked at the American track record when it comes to race? This is America, at its core. From the earliest settlers (read colonizers) to George Floyd, America has shown us who it is time and time again. This episode will examine 1619-through the end of the Civil War and show just how American racism is.