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Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing


https://news.yahoo.com/house-hearing-reparations-slavery-set-032229554.html
...on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled to hold the hearing next Wednesday, its stated purpose "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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Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress


The date of the hearing coincides with Juneteenth, a cultural holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Africans in America. The former Democratic representative John Conyers of Michigan, the longtime sponsor of House Resolution 40, first proposed the measure calling for a study of reparations in 1989...

https://news.yahoo.com/reparations-slavery-hearing-congress-122415733.html

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Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop



...are African-American descendants of slaves living in coastal, island and low-lying inland areas of South Carolina and Georgia who speak an English-Creole language.




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O'Rourke: White Americans don't know full story of slavery


"White Americans do not know this story," O'Rourke said, noting that until a tour of the church's grounds, he hadn't known anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman had lived in the area...




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Trevor Noah Educates Audience Member Who Asked About Reparations For White People



In a behind-the-scenes exchange released Thursday, Noah told the unidentified man it was important “to understand what the word ‘reparations’ means first.”


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'Poison of America': Bill on slavery reparations gains backing from Sen. Chuck Schumer


'Poison of America': Bill on slavery reparations gains backing from Sen. Chuck Schumer

Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday he will support a bill proposed by Sen. Cory Booker in the Senate to set up a commission to study reparations



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Marianne Williamson on Reparations, her emails with Oprah and going viral

“When it comes to issues of racial inequality and what’s really going down underneath the surface on the level of systemic racism and some of the consequences of what’s going on in people’s lives, black people know what I’m talking about,” Williamson said.


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