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Ben Affleck Apologizes for Asking to Hide Slave-Owning Past

Affleck wants family's slave-owning past censored

Listen Washington Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck, also known for his support of liberal causes, asked documentary makers to censor their discovery that one of his ancestors owned slaves, according to a leaked email. The message published by ... Gulf Time UAE, 5 hours ago

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Understanding America's legacy of slavery

| MSNBC Layout selectors Melissa Harris-Perry 04/26/15 Ben Affleck took to social media to explain himself after admitting that he pressured the PBS show "Finding Your Roots" to omit news about one of his ancestors who held ...
 MSNBC10 hours ago What Ben Affleck's embarrassment teaches us  MSNBC10 hours ago

Ben Affleck Needs to Read This Book

Ben Affleck tried and failed to hide a slave owner in his family tree. He would have done better to follow Edward Ball's example-face the ugly past head on. As a participant in Henry Louis Gates's PBS show about genealogy, Finding Your Roots, ...
 Austin American Statesman1 day ago

What the world is reading: Ben Affleck races against slavery

Huffington Post's Cynthia Dagnal-Myron felt Ben Affleck wasted a golden opportunity to have a meaningful discussion about the horror and anger he felt as that family secret was revealed. After Ben Affleck had asked PBS documentary Finding Your ...
 Indian Express1 day ago

Ben & Skip's bogus journey: We need to face Affleck's slave-owning ancestor — and mine — now more than ever

So Ben Affleck didn't want to talk about his slave-owning ancestor on TV with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Or rather with Skip, the nickname Affleck repeatedly used for Gates in his hilariously blithe and altogether too revealing non-apology on Facebook, ...
 Salon1 day ago

Ben Affleck: The deleted segment about his slave-owning ancestry he didn't want you to see

Ben Affleck admitted to his part in ordering the censorship of embarrassing details about his ancestry from a family documentary. Ben Affleck admitted to his part in ordering the censorship of embarrassing details about his ancestry from a family ...
 Irish Independent2 days ago BLOGS OF THE DAY: Affleck ashamed of slaver ancestor  NewsR.in4 days ago Your face on the trophy? Now, that is Priceless®  NewsR.in4 days ago Ben Affleck: I didn't want any television show about my family to include a guy who owned slaves. I was embarrassed  Salon5 days ago

Ben Affleck-PBS Kerfuffle the Perfect Storm for Media

Perspective is often the first casualty in any juicy story. And so it is with the kerfuffle over Ben Affleck asking Henry Louis Gates Jr. to edit his slave-owning ancestry from the program Finding Your Roots. Now, let's be clear about what that ...
 Variety4 days ago Ben Affleck-PBS Controversy Is Just a Media Tempest in a Teapot (Opinion)  Variety4 days ago REUTERS - Ben Affleck-PBS Storm Is Just a Media Tempest in a Teapot  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago REUTERS - Ben Affleck-PBS Controversy Is Just a Media Tempest in a Teapot (Opinion)  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
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Affleck, PBS controversy keeps getting worse

'I was embarrassed' ... Ben Affleck admits of Facebook his motives behind lobbying against revealing details about a slave-owning ancestor. Photo: Reuters Movie session times Full movies coverage The Streisand Effect just keeps getting worse for ...
 WA Today3 days ago Ben Affleck and slave controversy gets worse  Sydney Morning Herald5 days ago Ben Affleck and PBS slave controversy just keeps getting worse  Sydney Morning Herald5 days ago It just keeps getting worse for Affleck  Sunday Star-Times4 days ago

Affleck sorry for urging PBS show to conceal his slave-owning kin

LOS ANGELES_Ben Affleck says he's sorry about trying to conceal a branch of his family tree that included a slave owner. The movie star and director - whose family history was examined in September on the PBS genealogy series "Finding Your Roots" ...
 Miami Herald4 days ago Ben Affleck sorry he had 'Finding Your Roots' conceal slave-owning ancestor  Los Angeles Times4 days ago

Do you agree with PBS decision to leave out details about Ben Affleck's slave-owner ancestor?

 MSNBC4 days ago Actor asks PBS to edit part of ancestor  MSNBC4 days ago
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