America's ugly history: Don Lemon on discovering his ancestors were slaves
"CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon is proud of his ancestry and in his new book, "This is the Fire," he writes about going back to his roots where his family was taken as slaves. "Would I rather that the history be different or somehow better for my an...
"Would I rather that the history be different or somehow better for my ancestors? Absolutely. The reality of their lives? Absolutely," Lemon said on "Salon Talks." "But I must accept reality, as my brothers and sisters who happen to be white must accept reality that the history of this country that they learned about, for the most part, are built on lies."
Watch the full episode with Don Lemon to hear more about why he also thinks Donald Trump was the president America deserve: https://www.salon.com/tv/video/9u6wth
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