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Black McCains Share Family's Struggles, Triumphs

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Senator John McCain has specific ties to America's racial legacy: His ancestors owned a Mississippi plantation and about 120 slaves who worked the grounds.

Farai Chideya talks with Douglas Blackmon — Atlanta Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal — and Lillie McCain, a descendant of the McCain plantation workers, about how the black McCains see this election.



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