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Video: Historic Vote on HR-40, Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans

By April 14, 2021April 17th, 2021News & Current Affairs, Reparations

The April 14, 2021 House Judiciary Committee markup vote on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act concluded with a 25-17 historic first ever vote on reparations in the United States Congress.

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National African American Reparations Commission Hails Vote on HR-40

Historic Vote on HR-40, Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans

A momentous week in the reparations movement. The National African American Reparations Commission hails vote on HR-40 — Push for passage is next step

The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) is hailing the vote by the House Judiciary Committee to Report HR-40 to the full House for passage a milestone in the history of the United States. The bill will establish a Commission to study the effects of enslavement and consider proposals for reparations. The vote was a major victory for proponents of reparations who have labored for decades to build mainstream support for redressing the lingering effects…

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