Roots Back On TV?

The History Channel is planning on doing a remake of the 1977 classic miniseries Roots.

RootsThe series is slated to air next year. A lot of people say they are tired of seeing slave movies like Django and 12 Years A Slave. The Butler, which is not a slave movie, but has scenes of slavery also has been criticized. Let us know what you think? On one hand, we must know our history, but is the subject too upsetting to deal with over and over again?