A new series from the New York Times takes a deep dive into the ways in which colonial America’s institution of slavery and its accompanying racial hierarchy have carried into modern life, but some conservative outlets didn’t like the piece.

On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Adam Reilly was in for Emily Rooney. He was joined by former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian; Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and former NECN anchor Mike Nikitas.