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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Race and Slavery in America

February 28th, 2009

When I was writing “Eric Holder and Cowards” a couple of days ago, I was looking for sources when I came across a 1965 Department of Labor document titled “The Negro Family: The Case For National Action.”  This document, also known as the “Moynihan Report,” was written by Daniel Patrick Moynihan when he was an Assistant […]


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