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Senate Apology For Slavery Gets Mixed Reaction

The Senate recently passed a resolution apologizing for more than two centuries of slavery in the U.S. and for the years of racial segregation that followed. The non-binding resolution is seen as a symbolic gesture, which now heads to the House of Representatives for voting.

Katrina Browne is producer of the documentary film Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, which traces Browne's New England ancestors to the country's largest slave trading family. Daniel Smith is a former civil rights worker and son of a former slave. The two talk about their direct ties to slavery and explain why they have mixed feelings about the recent apology.

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