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Congressional Hearing on H.R. 40, Legislation to Study Slavery Reparations. Washington, DC — On June 19, 2019 (Juneteenth)

Congressional Hearing on H.R. 40, Legislation to Study Slavery Reparations

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Full Video: Washington, DC — On June 19, 2019 (Juneteenth), the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act. The purpose of the hearing was to examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, its continuing impact on the community and the path to restorative justice.…

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Video: Reparations Now? #BHeard Town Hall

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  By BRIC TV — Never fully exorcised, the ghost of America’s original sins haunts nearly every aspect of our nation’s soul. How can we process our past and tell a new narrative of a just America? Can we put a price tag on the genocide of indigenous tribes? How do we, as a nation, make amends for the enslavement, lynching, Jim Crow laws, redlining, and mass incarceration experienced by…

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