If our Twitter feed is any indication, the nation was glued to the first installment of the “Roots” reboot, which aired last night (May 30). Other than the usual trolls and Snoop Dogg, who advised his fans not to watch the slave narrative, the overwhelming sentiments seemed to be of pride and recognition of how the plight of “Kunta Kinte” and his kin is still achingly relevant:

 

Part two of “Roots” will air tonight at 9 p.m. ET on the History Channel, A&E, Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network. Watch episode one here.