Topics

Ben Affleck

Affleck Should Have Owned Slave-Owning Ancestor

Affleck Should Have Owned Slave-Owning Ancestor

I've never met Ben Affleck. I only know him from his movies, which I have enjoyed with him serving as actor or director. And while you can never tell what a person is really like by seeing that person on the big screen or on TV talk shows or even during a chance meeting, you still form a picture. Affleck comes across as a nice, likable enough guy. From a racial standpoint, he comes across as a guy with no indication of racial issues with regard to black Americans. The recent revelation that one of his ancestors owned slaves does not change my view of him. I just wish he had owned up to his ancestor's ownership rather than ask and receive the removal of this fact from the...

Loading
77°