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PBS Investigates Possible Censorship Of Ben Affleck’s Slavery In ‘Finding Your Roots’

By Frazier Moore PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of “Finding Your Roots” may have violated the network’s editorial standards after a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor. … Continue reading

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Affleck demanded PBS program hide his slave-owning ancestor

By Mara Siegler Ben Affleck insisted on censoring the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves from PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” the Sony email hack has revealed. In a hacked Sony email from July 22, 2014, now available … Continue reading

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