Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover to Address Congress on Reparations

Maria Perez
Jun 18, 2019 - 5:00

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover are set to testify on June 19 at a Congressional Hearing on reparations for slavery.The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties announced on June 13 that it will hold a hearing on HR 40, which is also known as the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act, according to a statement from the committee. “The purpose of the hearing is 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,” the...

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