Much Ado About Nothing: Affleck's Ancestor

April 22, 2015 2:36 PM

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The comments beneath Ben Affleck's Facebook "mea culpa" for having his slave-owner ancestor cut from the PBS show Finding Your Roots were pretty typical.

Lots of white folks telling black people to quit grousing about things that happened over 400 years ago. A few white folks grumbling that if Affleck were a conservative he would have been tarred and feathered by the mainstream media by now.

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