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How To Look Back On TV Classics That Haven't Aged Well

Civil rights protests have forced a reckoning with racism past and present — including in the world of entertainment. Many old TV shows feature racist or homophobic stereotypes, including beloved classics.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans speaks to host Tonya Mosley about how to have conversations about problematic media.

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