Written by Misan Sagay. Directed by Amma Asante. Also starring Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sara Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton, Sam Reid, Matthew Goode. © Fox Searchlight Picture. In theaters today, May 30, 2014.
|The Untold History of Slavery in the United States of America (AP/msnbc.com)|
Reckoning with U.S. slavery and institutional racism
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|Levittown, Penn. 1957 (AP/Bill Ingraham)|
Much of the essay focuses on predatory lending schemes that bilked potential African-American homeowners, concluding: "Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole." More
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