Protests, racial divisions, political polarization, and a law-and-order president ? it's easy to draw comparisons between 2020 and 1968. But, Adam Serwer, who covers politics at The Atlantic, says that a much better point of comparison actually starts a century earlier ? 1868. This week, we share an episode we loved from It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders
that explores a moment when white Republicans fought for years for the rights of Black Americans, before abandoning them to pursue white voters.