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“Star-Spangled Banner” Anthem’s Intersection with Slavery.

Historians disagree on whether ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ is racist | Public Radio International: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-30/historians-disagree-whether-star-spangled-banner-racist

Articles that produced the radio piece above —

Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem: http://www.theroot.com/articles/history/2016/07/star-spangled-bigotry-the-hidden-racist-history-of-the-national-anthem/

EDIT  (2016-08-31): NPR’s “Code Switch”: “My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits” http://n.pr/2bSg2d4

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