THE LATEST VIDEO from MTV’s Decoded responds to recent claims made by media personality Bill O’ Reilly that slavery wasn’t nearly as bad as it’s often portrayed. Franchesca Ramsey lists all the most commonly made statements used to downplay the U.S. history of slavery and explains the logical fallacies of each. She also explains why U.S. citizens have been so hesitant to “reckon” with the white supremacy in our country’s history for so long. Watch the video above to learn more.