So it was on a Sunday night, the 23rd of January, in 1977. Your black friends simmered like a pot left too long on the stove. Your white friends tiptoed past you like an unexploded bomb. We had all watched the first episode of "Roots." Now we no longer knew how to talk to one another. The post ‘Roots’ Kindles In Us The Courage To Confront The History That Made Us appeared first on The National Memo.