Reparations Squabble

June 27th, 2009

As I noted in an earlier article, Apologies and Reparations, the Senate recently passed a resolution apologizing to African-Americans for slavery and subsequent discrimination.  Now there’s a new development.   The Senate included wording to the effect that the resolution was not to be used as support for slavery reparations.  In order for the apology to […]


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Apologies and Reparations

June 19th, 2009

The Senate has just passed a resolution apologizing to African-Americans for slavery.  The House passed their version of the apology in an earlier resolution.  A major difference between the two is that the Senate resolution specifically states that the apology is not a basis for slavery reparations.  The House version didn’t address reparations. There have […]


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